Other and other waters in the river: autism and the futility of prediction

Belmonte, M. ORCID: 0000-0002-4633-9400, 2020. Other and other waters in the river: autism and the futility of prediction. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 43: e122. ISSN 0140-525X

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Autism has been described as a neural deficit in prediction, people with autism manifest low perceptual construal are impaired at traversing psychological distances, and Gilead et al.’s hierarchy from iconic to multimodal to fully abstract, socially communicated representations is exactly the hierarchy of representational impairment in autism, making autism a natural behavioural and neurophysiological test case for the prediction-abstraction relationship.

Item Type: Journal article
Alternative Title: Autism and prediction [short title]
Publication Title: Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Creators: Belmonte, M.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Date: 19 June 2020
Volume: 43
ISSN: 0140-525X
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Record created by: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 24 Feb 2020 10:05
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 15:08
URI: https://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/39263

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