Baron Cohen 2001

Baron Cohen 2001
Results
AS/HFA adults
Eyes test
AQ
General population
Eyes test
AQ
Students
Eyes test
AQ
Matched
Eyes test
AQ
Comprehension of words
AS/HFA adults performed
significantly worse on eyes test
Gender
Gender recognition in group 1
AS/HFA adults scored higher
on AQ than groups 3 or 4
Gender on AQ
AQ and eyes test were inversely correlated
No correlation eyes test and IQ
or AQ and IQ
Method
Design problems from original
study that were overcome
Forced choice
Improvement
Basic mental states
Improvement
Eye direction
Improvement
Gender
Improvement
Semantic opposites
Improvement
Comprehension
Improvement
Too narrow in scores
Improvement
Target words and foils
Pilot
Advantage
In the study
Advantage
Evaluation
Ecological validity and mundane realism
Psychomentric tests
Psychometric tests
Psychometric tests
Matched pairs
Usefulness
Context
Previous research
1997 study
Theory of mind
Had found
Normal adults were shown to be able to
Procedure
All groups completed in quiet conditions
Design
Judging gender of eyes
Normal participants
AQ questionnaire
Glossary
Data from groups 2 and 3
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