Configural processing in autism and its relationship to face processing

  title={Configural processing in autism and its relationship to face processing},
  author={Marlene Behrmann and Galia Avidan and Grace Lee Leonard and Rutie Kimchi and Nancy J. Minshew},
Studies of the perceptual performance of individuals with autism have focused, to a large extent, on two domains of visual behavior, one associated with face processing and the other associated with global or holistic processing. Whether autistic individuals differ from neurotypical individuals in these domains is debatable and, moreover, the relationship between the behaviors in these two domains remains unclear. We first compared the face processing ability of 14 adult individuals with autism… CONTINUE READING
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