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Autism: Explaining the Enigma: Second Edition

Autism: Explaining the Enigma: Second Edition

by Uta Frith

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The first edition of Autism: Explaining the Enigma quickly became a classic because it provided the first satisfactory psychological account of what happens in the mind of a person with autism. The... (more)

The Learning Brain: Lessons for Education

The Learning Brain: Lessons for Education

by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Uta Frith

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Forced learning, or 'hot-housing', of infants has become increasingly popular in recent years - but does it work? The plasticity of the adolescent and adult brain is becoming gradually acknowledged... (more)

Autism: A Very Short Introduction

Autism: A Very Short Introduction

by Uta Frith

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What causes autism? Is it a genetic disorder, or due to some unknown environmental hazard? Are we facing an autism epidemic? What are the main symptoms, and how does it relate to Asperger syndrome?... (more)

Autism and Talent

Autism and Talent

Edited by Francesca Happe, Uta Frith

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Why do many autistic people develop outstanding abilities in domains like drawing, music, computation, and reading? What aspects of autism predispose some to talent? This book explores the origin and... (more)

Autism in history:

Autism in history:

by Rab Houston, Uta Frith

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This work is the result of a collaboration between a social historian and a cognitive scientist. It examines the enigmatic case of Hugh Blair Borg, an 18th-century Scottish Laird, whose brief... (more)

Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Edited by Uta Frith

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Able, or high-functioning, autistic individuals are increasingly recognized as suffering from Asperger syndrome. They are highly gifted and learn to compensate for their autism to a remarkable... (more)

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