Empathic accuracy in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and adolescents with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder

@inproceedings{Demurie2010EmpathicAI,
  title={Empathic accuracy in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and adolescents with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder},
  author={Ellen Demurie and Herbert Roeyers},
  year={2010}
}
In research on theory of mind (ToM) in individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) mainly static mind-reading tasks were used. In this study both a static (Eyes Test) and a more naturalistic (Empathic Accuracy Task) ToM measure were used to investigate the perspective taking abilities of adolescents with ASD (n = 13), adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD; n = 13) and typically developing adolescents (n = 18). An innovative aspect concerns the standard stimulus… CONTINUE READING