Social intelligence in the normal and autistic brain: an fMRI study

@article{BaronCohen1999SocialII,
  title={Social intelligence in the normal and autistic brain: an fMRI study},
  author={Simon Baron-Cohen and Howard Ring and Sally J. Wheelwright and Edward T. Bullmore and Michael J. Brammer and Andrew Simmons and Steven C. R. Williams},
  journal={European Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={1999},
  volume={11}
}
There is increasing support for the existence of ‘social intelligence’[Humphrey (1984) Consciousness Regained], independent of general intelligence. Brothers et al. (1990) J. Cog. Neurosci., 4, 107–118] proposed a network of neural regions that comprise the ‘social brain’: the orbito‐frontal cortex (OFC), superior temporal gyrus (STG) and amygdala. We tested Brothers' theory by examining both normal subjects as well as patients with high‐functioning autism or Asperger syndrome (AS), who are… Expand
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