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‘Theory of mind’ in autism: A research field reborn

by  /  8 April 2022

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‘Theory of mind’ in autism: A research field reborn

by  /  8 April 2022

Scientists initially embraced the notion that autistic people have difficulty with ‘theory of mind’ — and some went so far as to assert that it explained the condition’s core traits. Many came to view it as passé, but aspects of the original idea are enjoying a renaissance.

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