Strange Words: Autistic Traits and the Processing of Non-Literal Language.


Previous investigations into metonymy comprehension in ASD have confounded metonymy with anaphora, and outcome with process. Here we show how these confounds may be avoided, using data from non-diagnosed participants classified using Autism Quotient. Participants read sentences containing target words with novel or established metonymic senses (e.g… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10803-015-2508-4