Baron-Cohen et al - Cognitive approach Part 1

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An explanation of autism is an impared theory of mind (TOM). This explains the communicational, social and imaginitive abnormalities.

Baron-Cohen developed the "eyes task" to assess mindreading.

There were three groups of participants 

Group 1 consisted of 16 people with high functioning autism or aspurgers. They all had normal intelligance. 13 men and 3 women. They were gathered by an advert in the National Sutistic…


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