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…