Corpus ID: 141010439

The Effect of Perceptual Sensitivity on Face Recognition Abilities in Individuals with Autism: An Eye Tracking Study

@inproceedings{Best2010TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Perceptual Sensitivity on Face Recognition Abilities in Individuals with Autism: An Eye Tracking Study},
  author={Catherine A. Best},
  year={2010}
}
  • Catherine A. Best
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Research demonstrates that individuals with autism process facial information in a different manner than typically developing individuals. Several accounts of the face recognition deficit in individuals with autism have been posited with possible underlying mechanisms as the source of the deficit in face recognition skills. The current study proposed a new account that individuals with autism are less sensitive at perceiving configural manipulations between faces than typically developing… CONTINUE READING

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