Drawing links between the autism cognitive profile and imagination: Executive function and processing bias in imaginative drawings by children with and without autism


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This paper aimed to look at the role cognitive processes play in imagination in both autistic and neurotypical children by examining imaginative drawings by the children.  The authors found that there were different associations between cognitive abilities and imagination with younger and older children and that autistic children use different cognitive strategies when creating imaginative drawings than neurotypical children do.


Published by: SAGE.

Read the whole article here:http://journals.sagepub.com/stoken/default+domain/AugOctPatientINFORM5/full


Kayla D Ten Eycke, Ulrich Müller, Autism, First published date: November-08-2016, 10.1177/1362361316668293