Baron-Cohen et al.: The Theory of Mind Summary

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  • Created on: 24-04-13 12:15

AIM

Do high functioning individuals with autism/AS lack a theory of mind?

PARTICIPANTS

  • 16 adults with autisim/AS, normal IQ.
  • 50 'normal' age-matched adults.
  • 10 adults with TS.

PROCEDURE

  • Eyes task - to test understanding of mental states.
  • Strange stories task - to confirm results of eyes task.
  • Gender recognition task - control for face perception.

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