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…