Autism as a disorder of prediction

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in News, Uncategorized | No Comments

A new study from researchers at MIT have posited that Autism is rooted in the inability to make informed predictions from events and others’ behaviors. They theorize that the ritualistic and repetitive behaviors that those with Autism engage in (such as lining up toys, flapping hands, or rigid obsessiveness over routine) is a way to […]