Interpreting gaze in Turner syndrome: impaired sensitivity to intention and emotion, but preservation of social cueing

@article{Lawrence2003InterpretingGI,
  title={Interpreting gaze in Turner syndrome: impaired sensitivity to intention and emotion, but preservation of social cueing},
  author={Kate Lawrence and Ruth Campbell and John Swettenham and Janneke Terstegge and David Skuse},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={894-905}
}
Women with Turner's syndrome (TS), who lack a complete X-chromosome, show an impairment in remembering faces and in classifying "fear" in face images. Could their difficulties extend to the processing of gaze? Three tasks, all of which rely on the ability to make use of the eye-region of a pictured face, are reported. Women with TS were impaired at judging mental state from images of the upper face ("reading the mind in the eyes"). They were also specifically impaired at interpreting "fear… CONTINUE READING

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