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31-10-2019 | Letter to the Editor

What About the Other Side of Double Empathy? A Response to Alkhaldi, Sheppard and Mitchell’s JADD Article Concerning Mind-Reading Difficulties in Autism

Auteurs: Nick Chown, Liz Hughes, Joanna Baker-Rogers

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders | Uitgave 2/2020

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This interesting article by Alkhaldi et al. (2019) on one side of double empathy, reports that non-autistic “perceivers” rated autistic “targets” lower for social favourability (likeability) in each of four scenarios (being met by an experimenter with compliments, a story or a joke or being made to wait) than they rated non-autistic targets. The researchers also measured target readability and say there is an association between readability and social favourability. They then discuss the possible reasons for all this. Whilst the authors mention Milton’s (2012) double empathy hypothesis, they did not study autistic perceiver ratings of non-autistic targets. …
Literatuur
go back to reference Edey, R., Cook, J., Brewer, R., Johnson, M. H., Bird, G., & Press, C. (2016). Interaction takes two: Typical adults exhibit mind-blindness towards those with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology,125(7), 879.CrossRef Edey, R., Cook, J., Brewer, R., Johnson, M. H., Bird, G., & Press, C. (2016). Interaction takes two: Typical adults exhibit mind-blindness towards those with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology,125(7), 879.CrossRef
go back to reference Milton, D. E. (2012). On the ontological status of autism: The ‘double empathy problem’. Disability & Society,27(6), 883–887.CrossRef Milton, D. E. (2012). On the ontological status of autism: The ‘double empathy problem’. Disability & Society,27(6), 883–887.CrossRef
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Titel
What About the Other Side of Double Empathy? A Response to Alkhaldi, Sheppard and Mitchell’s JADD Article Concerning Mind-Reading Difficulties in Autism
Auteurs
Nick Chown
Liz Hughes
Joanna Baker-Rogers
Publicatiedatum
31-10-2019
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders / Uitgave 2/2020
Print ISSN: 0162-3257
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-3432
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-019-04263-y

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