Tagged with theory of mind

dear dr baron-cohen, um, no.

dear dr baron-cohen, um, no.

Baron-Cohen, Leslie and Frith (1985) Does the autistic child have a theory of mind? According to Simon Baron-Cohen the core deficit of autism is the autistic person’s inability to employ a theory of mind. It is argued that a child develops a theory of mind between 4 and 6 years of age. Although some evidence … Continue reading

expression is not existence revisited

Have you seen this? Scientific American: The Right Incentive Can Erase an Autism Deficit It’s a little dusty now, but it’s gotten much less press than I’d have expected – or hoped. The Sally-Anne test has been in desperate need of an overhaul, or at the very least a broadly recognized critical rebuttal for years. While … Continue reading