Psychology Baron-Cohen

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Aim and date of Baron-Cohen study
1997 and to investigate if high functioning adults with autism or Asperger syndrome would be impaired on a theory of mind test called the 'Reading the Mind in the Eyes Task'
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Participants of Baron-Cohen study
group1=13M3F with autism or AS with normal intelligence. group2=25M25F act as control. group3=8M2F with TS age matched with group 1
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what was the eyes task?
photos of eye region of 25 different male and female faces. shown for three seconds. forced choice question. two mental states.eg happy vs unhappy
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Sampling technique of autism study
self-selecting
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method of baron-cohen study
lab experiment (quasi)
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Independent variable of baron-cohen's study
there wasnt one as it was a quasi experiment (natural sufferes)
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Dependendant variable of baron-cohen's study
performance on the advanced theory of mind test (eyes task)
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Design of autism study
repeated measures
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Which groups took part in which tasks
group 1: all. group 2:
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