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Title: Lack of motivation to share intentions: Primary deficit in autism?
Authors: Verbeke, Eline ×
Peeters, Wilfried
Kerkhof, Inneke
Bijttebier, Patricia
Steyaert, Jean
Wagemans, Johan #
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Series Title: Behavioral and Brain Sciences vol:28 issue:5 pages:718-719
Abstract: We review evidence regarding Tomasello et al.'s proposal that individuals with autism understand intentions but fail socially because of a lack of motivation to share intentions. We argue that they are often motivated to understand others but fail because they lack the perceptual integration skills that are needed to apply their basically intact theory of mind skill in complex social situations.
Description: Centrum voor Leerpsychologie en experimentele psychopathologie. Afdeling Psychodiagnostiek en psychologische begeleiding. Onderzoeksgroep Psychodiagnostiek en psychopathologie. Onderzoeksgroep Psychotherapie en dieptepsychologie. Afdeling Psychiatrie. Afdeling Centrum Menselijke erfelijkheid - UZ. Afdeling Experimentele en kwantitatieve psychologie. Laboratorium voor Experimentele psychologie.
ISSN: 0140-525X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Centre for Psychology of Learning and Experimental Psychopathology
Research Group Psychiatry
Laboratory for Experimental Psychology
Onderzoeksgroep psychodiagnostiek en psychopathologie (-)
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