Perception of Emotion in Autism
It is a common misconception that those who have autism do not have feelings like everyone else. Individuals with autism have emotions, but are much less able to read another's body language and facial expressions than non-autistic people. This is partly due to the diminished capacity to see other people as persons like themselves. The present investigation aims to explore the core hypotheses surrounding why those with autism perceive emotion differently than non-autistic people. The way individuals with autism react to incoming stimuli is often in an uncomfortable manner. One reason for this ...
(For more, see "View full record.")