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Baron-Cohen et al. 1997
Background
Carried out previous test on autistic
children
Sally-Anne test
Showed children did not have theory
of mind skills
However didn't help with more
advanced adult brain
Aim
Study was to see if high functioning
adults with autism would be
impaired on the theory-of-mind task
called the "Eye task"
Method Quasi experiment
Participants (independent Variable)
Grou PTTS (Size of group) Mean age Men / women Selection
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1 High functioning 28.6 13/3 National autistic
autistics (16) society mag + clinics
2 Normal (50) 30 25/25 Subject panel in uni
(random)
3 Tourettes syndrome (10) 27.…read more

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