Theory of mind and central coherence in adults with high-functioning autism or Asperger syndrome.

@article{Beaumont2006TheoryOM,
  title={Theory of mind and central coherence in adults with high-functioning autism or Asperger syndrome.},
  author={Renae B Beaumont and P A Newcombe},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={365-82}
}
The study investigated theory of mind and central coherence abilities in adults with high-functioning autism (HFA) or Asperger syndrome (AS) using naturalistic tasks. Twenty adults with HFA/AS correctly answered significantly fewer theory of mind questions than 20 controls on a forced-choice response task. On a narrative task, there were no differences in the proportion of mental state words between the two groups, although the participants with HFA/AS were less inclined to provide explanations… CONTINUE READING

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