Autistic traits modulate conscious and nonconscious face perception.

  title={Autistic traits modulate conscious and nonconscious face perception.},
  author={Katherine Kuhl-Meltzoff Stavropoulos and Michaela Viktorinov{\'a} and Adam Naples and Jennifer H Foss-Feig and James C. McPartland},
  journal={Social neuroscience},
  volume={13 1},
Difficulty with emotion perception is a core feature of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that is also associated with the broader autism phenotype. The current study explored the neural underpinnings of conscious and nonconscious perceptions of affect in typically developing individuals with varying levels of autistic-like traits, as measured by the Autism Quotient (AQ). We investigated the relationship between autistic traits and face processing efficiency using event-related potentials (ERPs… CONTINUE READING
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