Susceptibility to illusions and performance on visuospatial tasks in individuals with autism.

@article{Ropar2001SusceptibilityTI,
  title={Susceptibility to illusions and performance on visuospatial tasks in individuals with autism.},
  author={Danielle Ropar and Peter Mitchell},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={539-49}
}
The current study follows a recent paper reporting that individuals with autism were just as susceptible to visual illusions as those without autism (Ropar & Mitchell, 1999). The possibility that individual differences may account for the failure to replicate Happe's (1996) findings is explored by presenting a battery of visuospatial tasks thought to measure weak central coherence (embedded figures, block design, Rey complex figure test). Participants with autism were distinguished by… CONTINUE READING
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