He is author of the DVDs Mind Reading and The Transporters, to help children with autism learn emotion recognition, both nominated for BAFTA awards. He is author of >450 scientific articles. He has supervised 32 PhD students. In 1985 Baron-Cohen formulated and went on to test the ‘mindblindness’ theory of autism. May 25, 2016 · Baron-Cohen et al (1997) – Autism Eyes Task. May 25, 2016 A Level Psychology H567, AS Psychology H167, Individual Differences, This study by Baron-Cohen et al. (1997) focuses on Autism in Adults. Baron-Cohen (1997) aimed to find out if individuals on the autistic spectrum had deficits with theory of mind. Author: Psych Yogi.
A guide for those wondering if they have autism, this autism test for adults – also called the Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ) – was designed by Simon Baron-Cohen in 2001.Author: Wired Staff. Screening Adults for Asperger Syndrome using the AQ: J Autism Dev Disord 331-335. 2005. Simon Baron-Cohen, et al. The Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ): Evidence from Asperger Syndrome/High-Functioning Autism, Males and Females, Scientists and Mathematicians. 31: J Autism Dev Disord 5-17.
Thus, until recently, there were no standardized self-report measures available for use in adults with ASD. To address this need, Baron-Cohen and colleagues developed the Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ; Baron-Cohen et al. 2001), a brief, self-administered questionnaire designed to measure autistic traits in adults with normal intelligence.Cited by: 78. His current research is testing the ‘extreme male brain’ theory of autism at the neural, endocrine and genetic levels. Simon Baron-Cohen is an Editor-in-Chief of the online open access journal Molecular Autism.