Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, MRC SGDP Center, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
On 24 July, Francesca Happé discussed the ‘fractionable triad’ hypothesis she helped develop: the notion that the core symptoms that comprise autism might be inherited independently, implying distinct underlying biological causes.
Happé is professor of cognitive neuroscience at King’s College London, as well as the new president of the International Society for Autism Research.
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