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Autism : explaining the enigma

Author: Uta Frith
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The first edition of 'Autism: Explaining the Enigma' provided a satisfactory psychological account of what happens in the mind of a person with autism. This updated edition reports on how this explanation has stood the test of time.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Uta Frith
ISBN: 0631229000 9780631229001 0631229019 9780631229018
OCLC Number: 50404148
Description: ix, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is autism? --
The enchantment of autism --
Lessons from history --
Is there an autism epidemic? --
Mind-reading and mind-blindness --
Autism aloneness --
The difficulty of talking to others --
Intelligence and special talent --
A fragmented world --
Sensations and repetitions --
Seeing the brain through a scanner.
Responsibility: Uta Frith.
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