Social attribution skills of children born preterm at very low birth weight.

@article{Williamson2014SocialAS,
  title={Social attribution skills of children born preterm at very low birth weight.},
  author={Kathryn E. Williamson and Lorna S Jakobson},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 4 Pt 1},
  pages={889-900}
}
Children born prematurely at very low birth weight (<1500 g) are at increased risk for impairments affecting social functioning, including autism spectrum disorders (e.g., Johnson et al., 2010). In the current study, we used the Happé-Frith animated triangles task (Abell, Happé, & Frith, 2000) to study social attribution skills in this population. In this task, typical viewers attribute intentionality and mental states to shapes, based on characteristics of their movements. Participants… CONTINUE READING
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