Effects of Early Sensorimotor Disorder on Contextual Learning in Autism

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dc.contributor.author Bjorne, P en_US
dc.contributor.author Balkenius, Christian en_US
dc.contributor.author Johansson, Birger en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:04:38Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:04:38Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier 2009003196 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Bjorne P, Balkenius Christian, and Johansson Birger 2006, 'Effects of Early Sensorimotor Disorder on Contextual Learning in Autism', Elsevier Masson, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 247-252. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1162-9088 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15954
dc.description.abstract Cognitive explanations of autism often involve higher order cognitive functions developing late in childhood, such as theory of mind, executive functions or central coherence. In home videos of infants later diagnosed with autism, children display early signs of developmental disorders, for example impaired sensorimotor functions, attention to social and non-social stimuli and a lack of circadian regulation. We propose that these early signs need to be understood using a framework of context learning. It is also important to understand the role for context understanding in guiding the maturation of behavior. The role for inhibition in context learning as understood within learning theory provides us with helpful tools for this analysis. Our research aim is not to identify and explain early markers for autism, but to understand the cognitive developmental pathway set into rolling by an early impairment. This will help us understand the seemingly unrelated symptoms that define the complex syndrome of autism. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier Masson en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.erap.2005.09.005 en_US
dc.title Effects of Early Sensorimotor Disorder on Contextual Learning in Autism en_US
dc.parent Revue Europeenne de Psychologie Appliquee/European Review of Applied Psychology en_US
dc.journal.volume 56 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation France en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 247 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 252 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.A/DRsch Ctr Quantum Computat'n & Intelligent Systs en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 170299 en_US
dc.personcode 0000060643 en_US
dc.personcode 0000050377 en_US
dc.personcode 103435 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Cognitive Science not elsewhere classified en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition Issue 2 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Autism; Early development; Context learning; Attention; Inhibition en_US
dc.staffid 103435 en_US


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