Understanding the mechanisms behind deficits in imitation: do individuals with autism know 'what' to imitate and do they know 'how' to imitate?

Abstract

Although imitation problems have been associated with autism for many years, the underlying mechanisms of these problems remain subject to debate. In this article, the question whether imitation problems are caused by selection or correspondence problems is explored and discussed. This review revealed that hypotheses on the nature of imitation problems in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ridd.2012.09.016

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