Reduced Mimicry to Virtual Reality Avatars in Autism Spectrum Disorder

@inproceedings{Forbes2016ReducedMT,
  title={Reduced Mimicry to Virtual Reality Avatars in Autism Spectrum Disorder},
  author={Paul A G Forbes and Xueni Pan and Antonia F. de C. Hamilton},
  booktitle={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2016}
}
Mimicry involves unconsciously copying the actions of others. Increasing evidence suggests that autistic people can copy the goal of an observed action but show differences in their mimicry. We investigated mimicry in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) within a two-dimensional virtual reality environment. Participants played an imitation game with a socially… CONTINUE READING