Attention function and dysfunction in autism.

@article{Allen2001AttentionFA,
  title={Attention function and dysfunction in autism.},
  author={Greg Allen and Eric Courchesne},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library},
  year={2001},
  volume={6},
  pages={D105-19}
}
Impairments of attention are among the most consistently reported cognitive deficits in autism, and they continue to be a key focus of research. This is in no doubt due to the importance of normal attention function to the development of many so-called "higher level" cognitive operations, and to the likely involvement of attention dysfunction in certain clinical features of autism. Autistic individuals display a wide range of attentional abilities and deficits across the many domains of… CONTINUE READING

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