The double empathy theory challenges the idea that social difficulties are specific to autism and suggests that problems arise from a mismatch in perspective between autistic and non-autistic people.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
A subset of brain cells signal when someone tries to infer another person’s thoughts, according to a new study.
Autistic people’s ability to understand another person’s thinking does not diminish with age, as it does for non-autistic people.
Book Review: ‘The Pattern Seekers’ links human invention — past, present and future — to autism traits
Simon Baron-Cohen’s new book is essentially a 272-page argument for his hypothesis that all human innovation stems from the ability to discern and manipulate causal patterns.
In the final installment of Graeme Simsion’s bestselling Rosie trilogy, the protagonist’s implied autism becomes explicit — and leaves our reviewer cold.
The International Society for Autism Research faces a thorny problem: how to please a diverse mix of attendees who have radically different goals.
Virtual reality can help typical people experience sensory hypersensitivity and other perceptual differences that autistic individuals describe. Host Ben Kuebrich reports.