Baron-Cohen

Baron-Cohen conducted this study to see whether autistic adults lack Theory of Mind Skills.

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What was the aim of the Baron-Cohen's study
The aim of the Baron-Cohen's study was to see whether autistic adults lack Theory of Mind Skills.
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What was the total amount of participants that took part in this study?
The total amount of participants that took part in this study was 76.
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How many groups were there in this study?
There was 3 groups in this study.
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What was the group 1 sample?
Group 1 had 16 participants and they were all aged between 18-49. There were 13 males and 3 females in this group. They all had either high functioning autisim or Asperger Syndrome and they all had normal intelligence.
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What was the group 2 sample?
Goup 2 had 50 participants and they were all aged between 18-48. They all had no psychological disorder. There were 25 males and 25 females.
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What was the group 3 sample?
Group 3 had 10 participants and they were all aged between 18-48/49. There were 8 males and 2 females. They all had Tourette's Syndrome.
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What was the procedure for the eye task? (1st Half)
The procedure for the eye task was there were 25 photos of eyes from a magazine that were black and white and they all had the dimension of 15 X 10cm. They were all shown for 3 seconds only and the participants were tested induvidually.
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What was the procedure for the eye task? (2nd Half)
The participants had to choose a word from a list of 4 words that they believe that the picture that is being shown to them is best describing the photos.
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What was the name of the psychologist who came up with the Happe's Strange Story Task?
The name of the psychologist that came up with the Happe's Strange Story Task was Happe.
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What was the purpose of the Happe's Strange Story Task?
The purpose of the Happe's Strange Story Task was to see the validity and both tests should correlate. (Concurrent Validity)
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