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the process of alerting one person to a stimulus through nonverbal cues such as finger pointing or gazing. It is one of the first signs of the development of a theory of mind in babies and serves as an important step to later language and social development.


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  • theory of mind
  • Tasks that are asserted to measure joint attention

    Task Contrast Measure

    Joint Attention / Social and Nonsocial Orienting Task
    • JO joint attention percent correct

    Early Social and Communication Scales
    • percent of time responded to joint attention

    Communication and Symbolic Behavior Scales Development Profile
    • joint attention

    Conners Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scales
    • joint attention

    pointing task
    • standard deviation of error