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Curr Biol. 2008 Sep 9;18(17):R748-R750. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.07.004.

Autism: face-processing clues to inheritance.

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Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK. liz.pellicano@bristol.ac.uk

Abstract

When reading faces, autistic individuals gain considerably less information from the eyes and more from the mouth. A new study reports that some parents of autistic children use strikingly similar strategies, providing a crucial clue as to what might be inherited in autism.

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18786377
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2008.07.004
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