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Self-Referential Cognition and Empathy in Autism
It is concluded that individuals with ASC have broad impairments in both self-referential cognition and empathy, which highlight a specific dysfunction in ASC within cortical midlines structures of the brain such as the medial prefrontal cortex.
The effects of reading material on social and non-social cognition
Fiction and social cognition: The effect of viewing award-winning television dramas on theory of mind.
The Big Picture: Storytelling Ability in Adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions
Analysis of an existing narrative dataset showed that individuals with ASC are biased toward providing local over global details about each element, regardless of whether the element involved mental content.
Fanfiction as imaginary play: What fan-written stories can tell us about the cognitive science of fiction
- J. Barnes
- 1 February 2015
Language in Autism
Modified Nutritional Recommendations to Improve Dietary Patterns and Outcomes in Hemodialysis Patients.
- A. Biruete, J. Jeong, J. Barnes, K. Wilund
- MedicineJournal of renal nutrition : the official journal…
It is possible that the traditional renal diet may be liberalized, with a focus on whole foods low in sodium and phosphorus additives, to afford patients greater choices and ultimately improved outcomes.
Intestinal adaptation is stimulated by partial enteral nutrition supplemented with the prebiotic short-chain fructooligosaccharide in a neonatal intestinal failure piglet model.
- J. Barnes, B. Hartmann, J. Holst, K. Tappenden
- Medicine, BiologyJPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
- 1 September 2012
Prebiotic and/or synbiotic supplementation resulted in enhanced structure and function throughout the residual intestine in neonatal piglets and identification of a synergistic prebiotics and probiotic combination may enhance the promising results obtained with prebiotic treatment alone.
'Unwilling' versus 'unable': capuchin monkeys' (Cebus apella) understanding of human intentional action.
- Webb Phillips, J. Barnes, N. Mahajan, Mariko Yamaguchi, Laurie R Santos
- Biology, PsychologyDevelopmental science
- 1 November 2009
The present research provides some of the first evidence of intention reading in a more distant primate relative, the capuchin monkey (Cebus apella), and suggests that the authors' own intention reading is not a wholly unique aspect of the human species, but rather is shared broadly across the primate order.
Moral Dilemmas Film Task: a study of spontaneous narratives by individuals with autism spectrum conditions
- J. Barnes, M. Lombardo, S. Wheelwright, S. Baron-Cohen
- PsychologyAutism research : official journal of the…
- 1 June 2009
The results suggest that to the extent that both groups succeed in viewing moral dilemmas in terms of mental content, they do so in different ways, with individuals with ASC using verbal scaffolding to increase their ability to draw meaning from social scenes during moral comprehension.