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(p. 101) Pretend play in autism: executive explanations 

(p. 101) Pretend play in autism: executive explanations
(p. 101) Pretend play in autism: executive explanations

Christopher Jarrold

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date: 27 July 2021

This chapter discusses executive explanations of pretend play in autism. This includes problems with the metarepresentational-deficit account, if an executive dysfunction explanation is plausible, evidence for the role of executive deficits (failures to inhibit and to generate), generativity deficits, and how a generativity deficit fits with notions of executive dysfunction.

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