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Tracy, Jessica L.; Robins, Richard W.; Schriber, Roberta A.; Solomon, Marjorie – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2011
Researchers have argued that individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) use an effortful "systematizing" process to recognize emotion expressions, whereas typically developing (TD) individuals use a more holistic process. If this is the case, individuals with ASDs should show slower and less efficient emotion recognition, particularly for…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Emotional Response, Recognition (Psychology)
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Rieffe, Carolien; Meerum Terwogt, Mark; Kotronopoulou, Katerina – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2007
This study examined emotional awareness in children with autism. Twenty-two high functioning children with autism (mean age 10 years and 2 months) and 22 typically developing children, matched for age and gender, were presented with the four basic emotions (happiness, anger, sadness and fear) in single and multiple emotion tasks. Findings suggest…
Descriptors: Fear, Autism, Emotional Development, Emotional Response
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Scambler, D. J.; Hepburn, S.; Rutherford, M. D.; Wehner, E. A.; Rogers, S. J. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2007
Twenty six children with autism, 24 children with developmental disabilities, and 15 typically developing children participated in tasks in which an adult displayed emotions. Child focus of attention, change in facial tone (i.e., hedonic tone), and latency to changes in tone were measured and summary scores of emotional contagion were created.…
Descriptors: Identification, Developmental Disabilities, Autism, Emotional Response