Spontaneous Pretend 1 Let’s Pretend: Predictors of Spontaneous Pretend Production in Children

@inproceedings{Klein2012SpontaneousP1,
  title={Spontaneous Pretend 1 Let’s Pretend: Predictors of Spontaneous Pretend Production in Children},
  author={Eliana F. Klein and Angeline S Lillard and Matthew D Lerner},
  year={2012}
}
This study examined predictors (autism spectrum disorder [ASD] symptoms; verbal ability, theory of mind [ToM]; interest in and familiarity with presented toys) of quantity of overall, and subtypes of observed spontaneous pretend play in typically-developing children. Participants were 31 children (ages 4 – 9; 21 male). Better ToM predicted more attribution… CONTINUE READING