Early processing of emotional faces in children with autism: An event-related potential study.

@article{Batty2011EarlyPO,
  title={Early processing of emotional faces in children with autism: An event-related potential study.},
  author={Magali Batty and Emilie Meaux and Kerstin Wittemeyer and Bernadette Rog{\'e} and Margot J. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={109 4},
  pages={430-44}
}
Social deficits are one of the most striking manifestations of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Among these social deficits, the recognition and understanding of emotional facial expressions has been widely reported to be affected in ASDs. We investigated emotional face processing in children with and without autism using event-related potentials (ERPs). High-functioning children with autism (n=15, mean age=10.5±3.3 years) completed an implicit emotional task while visual ERPs were recorded… CONTINUE READING

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