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Executive functions in children with communication impairments, in relation to autistic symptomatology. 1: generativity

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Previous research has found that people with autism generate few novel responses in ideational fluency tasks, and it has been suggested this deficit is a specific correlate of sterotyped/repetitive behavior. We assessed generativity in children with pragmatic language impairment (PLI) who showed communicative abnormalities resembling those seen in autism. We compared four groups: high-functioning autism; PLI; specific language impairment; and control. Generativity was measured using two fluen...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1362361305049027

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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:
7-27
Publication date:
2005-02-03
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EISSN:
1461-7005
ISSN:
1362-3613
URN:
uuid:e6281ef6-04ba-4159-b5c7-d7aac8dd59a9
Local pid:
ora:4179

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