Is Emotion Recognition Impaired in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders?

@inproceedings{Tracy2011IsER,
  title={Is Emotion Recognition Impaired in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders?},
  author={Jessica L. Tracy and Richard W. Robins and Roberta A. Schriber and Marjorie Solomon},
  booktitle={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2011}
}
Researchers have argued that individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) use an effortful "systematizing" process to recognize emotion expressions, whereas typically developing (TD) individuals use a more holistic process. If this is the case, individuals with ASDs should show slower and less efficient emotion recognition, particularly for socially complex emotions. We tested this account by assessing the speed and accuracy of emotion recognition while limiting exposure time and response… CONTINUE READING

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