Executive function and theory of mind performance of boys with fragile-X syndrome.

@article{Garner1999ExecutiveFA,
  title={Executive function and theory of mind performance of boys with fragile-X syndrome.},
  author={Charles Garner and Maria Callias and Jeremy Turk},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={1999},
  volume={43 ( Pt 6)},
  pages={466-74}
}
Fragile-X syndrome is the most common genetically inherited cause of intellectual disability. People with this syndrome typically show a behavioural profile of abnormal social interactions which are similar in some ways to those seen in people with autism. The present study investigated whether cognitive processes which have been hypothesized to underlie social abnormalities associated with autism are also impaired in boys with fragile-X syndrome without autistic spectrum disorders. Eight boys… CONTINUE READING