Baron-Cohen et al.: The Theory Of Mind

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  • Created on: 24-04-13 14:42

This study investigates whether high funtioning adults with autism or asperger syndrome would be impaired on a theory of mind test.

  • The participants in this study were 16 people with autism/asperger syndrome (group one, 13 males 3 females, recruited via an advert in a magazine and through doctors), 50 'normal' adults (group two, 25 men 25 women) and 10 people with tourette sydrome (group three, 8 men 2 women). Each made up a different group. Group two and three were controls.
  • Participants were given four tasks. (Tasks three and four were control tasks given to group one, and group

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