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Thinking, reasoning, and decision making in autism / edited by Kinga Morsanyi and Ruth M J Byrne.

By: Morsanyi, Kinga.
Contributor(s): Ashwin, Chris | Brosnan, Mark | Burke, Eleanor V | Byrne, Ruth M J | Gaeth, Gary J | Geurts, Bart | Holyoak, Keith J | Kissine, Mikhail | Levin, Aron M | Quelhas, A Cristina | Rasga, Celia | Stamenkovic, Dusan | Stenning, Keith | Van Lambalgen, Michiel | van Tiel, Bob.
Series: Current issues in thinking and reasoning.Publisher: Abingdon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020Description: 161 pages : illustrations : 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138481176.Subject(s): AUTISM | ADOLESCENTS | ADULTS | COGNITIVE PROCESSES | REASONING | DECISION MAKING | RESEARCH
Contents:
1. How do individuals with autism think? - 2. The dual process theory of autism. - 3. Decision-making processes of high-functioning adults on the autism spectrum. 4. Analogical reasoning in autism: a systematic review and meta-analysis. - 5. Counterfactual and false-belief reasoning in individuals with autism. - 6. Pragmatic reasoning in autism. - 7. Reasoning and discourse coherence in autism spectrum disorder.
Summary: "Thinking, Reasoning and Decision Making in Autism is the first collection to provide insight into the cognitive processes that underlie typical characteristics of autism. Focusing on research with high-functioning adolescents and adults, the book considers the long-term consequences of these characteristics, providing in-depth analyses of particular areas of cognitive functioning. Featuring contributions from world-leading researchers from the fields of cognitive psychology and autism, this volume will be essential reading for postgraduate students and researchers, as well as those working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders"-- Provided by publisher.
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1. How do individuals with autism think? - 2. The dual process theory of autism. - 3. Decision-making processes of high-functioning adults on the autism spectrum. 4. Analogical reasoning in autism: a systematic review and meta-analysis. - 5. Counterfactual and false-belief reasoning in individuals with autism. - 6. Pragmatic reasoning in autism. - 7. Reasoning and discourse coherence in autism spectrum disorder.

"Thinking, Reasoning and Decision Making in Autism is the first collection to provide insight into the cognitive processes that underlie typical characteristics of autism. Focusing on research with high-functioning adolescents and adults, the book considers the long-term consequences of these characteristics, providing in-depth analyses of particular areas of cognitive functioning. Featuring contributions from world-leading researchers from the fields of cognitive psychology and autism, this volume will be essential reading for postgraduate students and researchers, as well as those working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders"-- Provided by publisher.

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