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Executive functions in children with communication impairments, in relation to autistic symptomatology. 2: response inhibition

Abstract:

Although impairment in executive functions has been described in autism, there has been debate as to whether response inhibition is specifically affected. We compared four groups: high-functioning autism; pragmatic language impairment; specific language impairment; and control. Inhibition was assessed using two subtests from the Test of Everyday Attention for Children, one requiring a verbal response and the other a non-verbal response. Although we found evidence of inhibitory deficits, these...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1362361305049028

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Dorothy V. M. Bishop
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Autism Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
29-43
Publication date:
2005-02-05
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EISSN:
1461-7005
ISSN:
1362-3613
URN:
uuid:26ec59d7-592f-4e1e-abcf-c18a59769d3d
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ora:4180

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