The sensitivity of male children (5–15 years) with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to the affective state of others was tested using an emotion recognition task. Only children without ASD could reliably differentiate between enjoyment and non-enjoyment smiles. Results are considered in terms of the social impairments of children with ASD.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||British Journal of Developmental Psychology|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2010|