Do Adults with High Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome Differ in Empathy and Emotion Recognition?

@article{Montgomery2016DoAW,
  title={Do Adults with High Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome Differ in Empathy and Emotion Recognition?},
  author={Charlotte Baker Montgomery and Carrie Allison and Meng-Chuan Lai and Sarah A Cassidy and Peter E. Langdon and Simon Baron-Cohen},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={1931 - 1940}
}
The present study examined whether adults with high functioning autism (HFA) showed greater difficulties in (1) their self-reported ability to empathise with others and/or (2) their ability to read mental states in others’ eyes than adults with Asperger syndrome (AS). The Empathy Quotient (EQ) and ‘Reading the Mind in the Eyes’ Test (Eyes Test) were compared in 43 adults with AS and 43 adults with HFA. No significant difference was observed on EQ score between groups, while adults with AS… 
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