[Does the Fragmented Images Test measure locally oriented visual processing in autism spectrum disorders?].

@article{Scheurich2010DoesTF,
  title={[Does the Fragmented Images Test measure locally oriented visual processing in autism spectrum disorders?].},
  author={Armin Scheurich and Andreas Fellgiebel and Mattias J M{\"u}ller and Fritz Poustka and Sven B{\"o}lte},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={103-10}
}
OBJECTIVE The cognitive phenotype of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is characterized among other things by local processing (weak central coherence). It was examined whether a test that measures identification of fragmented pictures (FBT) is able to seize this preference for local processing. METHOD The FBT performance of 15 patients with ASD, 16 with depression, 16 with schizophrenia and of 16 control subjects was compared. In addition, two tests well known to be sensitive to local… CONTINUE READING

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