Autistic children could learn through stereotypes

Jun 18 2007 - 10:17pm

Autism and Stereotypes

Autistic children have a capacity to understand other people through stereotypes, say scientists at UCL (University College London). The research shows that autistic children are just as able as others to predict people's behaviour when stereotypes, such as gender and race, are the only available guide.

The psychologist who led the research, which is published today in the journal

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