A sound advantage: Increased auditory capacity in autism

Abstract

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has an intriguing auditory processing profile. Individuals show enhanced pitch discrimination, yet often find seemingly innocuous sounds distressing. This study used two behavioural experiments to examine whether an increased capacity for processing sounds in ASD could underlie both the difficulties and enhanced abilities… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2017.04.002

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