The Development of Executive Function in Autism

@inproceedings{Pellicano2012TheDO,
  title={The Development of Executive Function in Autism},
  author={Elizabeth Pellicano},
  booktitle={Autism research and treatment},
  year={2012}
}
Autism is a common and often highly debilitating neurodevelopmental condition, whose core behavioral features are believed to be rooted in disrupted neurocognitive processes, including especially "executive function." Researchers have predominantly focused upon understanding the putative causal relationship between difficulties in EF and autistic symptomatology. This paper suggests, however, that the effects of individual differences in EF should be more far-reaching, playing a significant part… CONTINUE READING
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