Memory for Self-Performed Actions in Individuals with Asperger Syndrome

@inproceedings{Zalla2010MemoryFS,
  title={Memory for Self-Performed Actions in Individuals with Asperger Syndrome},
  author={Tiziana Zalla and Elena Daprati and Anca-Maria Sav and Pauline Chaste and Daniele Nico and Marion Leboyer},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
Memory for action is enhanced if individuals are allowed to perform the corresponding movements, compared to when they simply listen to them (enactment effect). Previous studies have shown that individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) have difficulties with processes involving the self, such as autobiographical memories and self performed actions. The present study aimed at assessing memory for action in Asperger Syndrome (AS). We investigated whether adults with AS would benefit from… CONTINUE READING