Scared by you: modulation of bodily-self by emotional body-postures in autism.

@article{Zamagni2011ScaredBY,
  title={Scared by you: modulation of bodily-self by emotional body-postures in autism.},
  author={Elisa Zamagni and Camilla Dolcini and Erica Gessaroli and Erica Santelli and Francesca Frassinetti},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={270-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Bodily self-recognition is one aspect of our ability to distinguish between self and others and is central to effective socialization. Here we explored the influence of emotional body postures on bodily self-processing in typically developing (TD) as well as in high-functioning ASD children. METHOD Subjects' bodies were photographed while expressing endogenously- (self-generated, Experiment 1) or exogenously-driven body emotions (imitated upon request, Experiment 2). Postures… CONTINUE READING