Are the Autism and Positive Schizotypy Spectra Diametrically Opposed in Local Versus Global Processing?

@article{RussellSmith2010AreTA,
  title={Are the Autism and Positive Schizotypy Spectra Diametrically Opposed in Local Versus Global Processing?},
  author={Suzanna N. Russell-Smith and M. Maybery and D. Bayliss},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={40},
  pages={968-977}
}
Crespi and Badcock (2008) proposed that autism and psychosis represent two extremes on a cognitive spectrum with normality at its center. Their specific claim that autistic and positive schizophrenia traits contrastingly affect preference for local versus global processing was investigated by examining Embedded Figures Test performance in two groups of students separated on autistic-like traits but matched on positive schizotypy traits, and two groups separated on positive schizotypy traits but… Expand
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