People with autism show an atypical pattern of brain activity when trying to adopt another person’s point of view.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: theory of mind
Watch the complete replay of Geoff Bird’s webinar on the similarities and differences between autism and alexithymia.
The notion that people with autism lack empathy and cannot recognize other people’s feelings is wrong.
Watch the complete replay of Rebecca Saxe discussing methods for analyzing brain activity during social interactions, and their application in autism research.
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