From movement kinematics to social cognition: the case of autism

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Abstract

The way in which we move influences our ability to perceive, interpret and predict the actions of others. Thus movements play an important role in social cognition. This review article will appraise the literature concerning movement kinematics and motor control in individuals with autism, and will argue that movement differences between typical and autistic individuals may contribute to bilateral difficulties in reciprocal social cognition.

Original languageEnglish
Article number20150372
JournalRoyal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences
Volume371
Issue number1693
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Apr 2016

Keywords

  • Autism
  • Social cognition
  • Movement
  • Motor control

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