Enhanced mental image mapping in autism

@article{Soulires2011EnhancedMI,
  title={Enhanced mental image mapping in autism},
  author={Isabelle Souli{\`e}res and Thomas A. Zeffiro and Manna{\"i}g Girard and Laurent Mottron},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={49},
  pages={848-857}
}
The formation and manipulation of mental images represents a key ability for successfully solving visuospatial tasks like Wechsler's Block Design or visual reasoning problems, tasks where autistics perform at higher levels than predicted by their Wechsler IQ. Visual imagery can be used to compare two mental images, allowing judgment of their relative properties. To examine higher visual processes in autism, and their possible role in explaining autistic visuospatial peaks, we carried out two… CONTINUE READING

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