Typical sex difference has been reported i. Individuals with autism show more difficulty than do typically developing individuals, yet it remains unclear how this is modulated by sex, as females with autism have been under-represented. Here in a large, non-male-biased sample we test for the effects of sex, diagnosis, and their interaction. The Eyes test revised version was administered online to adults with autism males, females and control adults males, females. Group-difference patterns fit with the extreme-male-brain EMB theory predictions.
Mindblindness an Essay on Autism and "Theory of Mind"
PsyArt: An Online Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. DOI: Baron-Cohen Published Psychology Mindblindness and mindreading evolutionary psychology and social chess mindreading - nature's choice developing mindreading - the four steps autism and mindblindness how brains read minds the language of the eyes mindreading - back to the future. View via Publisher. Save to Library.
Mindblindness Theory: Touchstone for Interdisciplinarity
One of the key concepts in autism research — that people with autism have difficulties interpreting the actions and intentions of others — owes its existence to Simon Baron-Cohen , a British researcher and among the most provocative thinkers in the field. So does the first screening instrument for the infant siblings of children with autism, which Baron-Cohen developed in Few scientists have a career that spans as wide a spectrum in autism research as Baron-Cohen, professor of developmental psychopathology at the University of Cambridge in the U. He was fascinated by the children, who showed clear signs of intelligence but at the same time appeared oblivious to normal rules of social interaction. The job led him to a Ph.
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