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-- new findings
May 4th, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
Not a single person identified with autism or asperger's syndrome during a community survey in England actually knew they had the condition, research led by the University of Leicester reveals.
According to Dr Traolach Brugha, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Leicester, the research has already revealed that autism was commoner in males, those without higher educati...Read Full Post »
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April 2011 Last updated at 16:07 GMT
Autistic brains "organised differently" say scientists
By Jane Hughes Health correspondent, BBC News
Better understanding of autistic brain
People with autism use their brains differently from other people, which may explain why some have extraordinary abilities to remember and draw objects in detail, according to new research.
University of Montreal scientists say in autistic people, the brain areas...Read Full Post »
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People with low self-esteem show more signs of prejudice
February 23rd, 2011 in Medicine & Health / Psychology & Psychiatry
When people are feeling badly about themselves, they're more likely to show bias against people who are different. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, examines how that works.
"This is one of the oldest accounts of why people stereotype and ...Read Full Post »