Simon Baron-Cohen is a Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry University of Cambridge and Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge. He is Director of the Autism Research Centre in Cambridge. He is author of Mindblindness, The Essential Difference, Prenatal Testosterone in Mind, and Zero Degrees of Empathy. Jan 12, · When Professor Sir Simon Baron-Cohen established the Cambridge Lifespan Asperger Syndrome Service in , it was the first clinic in the country for adults .
Simon Baron-Cohen 1, Sarah Cassidy 2, Bonnie Auyeung 3, Carrie Allison 2, normative sex differences are attenuated but not abolished in adults with autism. The findings provide strong support for the EMB theory of autism, and highlight differences between males and females with autism. Publication typesCited by: Dec 02, · Simon Baron-Cohen: Why autism and invention are intimately related The prehistoric cognitive revolution that saw an explosion of inventions was driven by a .
May 25, · In a previous study, Baron-Cohen (), suggested people with autism have a common deficit: theory of mind (ToM). Theory of mind is the mental ability to understand mental states and the mental stage of other people. This deficit of theory of mind is referred to as mind blindness. Let’s look at an example. Psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen and his colleagues at Cambridge’s Autism Research Centre have created the Autism-Spectrum Quotient, or AQ, as a measure of the extent of autistic traits in adults. In.
The Autism-Spectrum Quotient Test (abbreviated to AQ) is a diagnostic questionnaire designed to measure the expression of Autism-Spectrum traits in an individual, by his or her own subjective self-assessment.. It was first published in by Simon Barron-Cohen and his colleagues at the Cambridge Autism Research Centre as part of the the widely cited study entitled The Autism Spectrum. May 09, · So does the first screening instrument for the infant siblings of children with autism, which Baron-Cohen developed in And the controversial hypothesis that autism is a manifestation of the ‘extreme male brain,’ which, according to Baron-Cohen, explains why the condition affects four times as many boys as girls.
S. Baron-Cohen, S. Wheelwright and J. Hill, () The ‘Reading the mind in the eyes’ test revised version: A study with normal adults, and adults with Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning autism Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry