Same object, different uses: prior-intention and action execution in children with high functioning autism

Caterina Ansuini

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

Caterina Ansuini received her MS in Psychology at the University of Padua in 2004. She completed her Ph.D studies in "Cognitive Sciences" from the University of Padova in 2007 with focus on motor control of reach-to-grasp action.Currently, she is Post Doc at IIT. Her research interests include motor, social cognition, and autism. She is involved in a project using a new quantitative methodology to investigate motor intention in autism spectrum disease.


Although motor deficits are not considered to be primary features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), both experimental evidence and clinical observation suggest that they might have a crucial impact on the core characteristics... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Caterina Ansuini (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia)
  2. Jessica Podda (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia)
  3. Andrea Cavallo (University of Turin)
  4. Marco Jacono (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia)
  5. Maria Pintaudi (University of Genoa)
  6. Martina Semino (G. Gaslini Hospital)
  7. Francesca Battaglia (G. Gaslini Hospital)
  8. Edvige Veneselli (G. Gaslini Hospital)
  9. Cristina Becchio (University of Turin; Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia)

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Topics: Research


V9B » Oral Posters: Screening, diagnosis and assessment II (15:10 - Saturday, 17th September, Moorfoot Room)

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