ERIC Number: EJ619759
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Counterfactual Reasoning and False Belief Understanding in Children with Autism, Children with Severe Learning Difficulties and Children with Typical Development.
Peterson, Donald M.; Bowler, Dermot M.
Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, v4 n4 p391-405 Dec 2000
A study involving 36 British children with autism, 21 children with severe learning difficulties, and 54 controls found correlations between false belief and subtractive reasoning tasks; however, results indicate ability in subtractive reasoning was a necessary but not sufficient component of successful performance in the false belief tasks. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)