ERIC Number: EJ619757
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
How High-Functioning Children with Autism Understand Real and Deceptive Emotion.
Dennis, Maureen; Lockyer, Linda; Lazenby, Anne L.
Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, v4 n4 p370-81 Dec 2000
A study compared the ability of eight high-functioning children with autism and eight controls to understand the facial expressions of real and deceptive emotion. Children with autism were less able to indicate the real emotions that story characters felt, the deceptive emotions they expressed, or the social reasons prompting a deceptive facial expression. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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