By Sheila Coates, John Richer
This quantity takes a multidisciplinary method of autism, its explanations and coverings, bringing jointly participants from assorted fields - psychology, medication, schooling, biology - from worldwide. either medical and medical learn is gifted and mentioned through specialists, and questions comparable to the constitution of inspiration and the character of autism are analyzed. mom and dad and lecturers describe sensible ideas that have proved profitable and provides their perspectives at the remedies on hand. This ebook stocks the information accrued through all fields learning autism to supply a better coherence to our realizing of it.
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He suggested that there had been an evolutionary ‘arms race’ between the ability to deceive others to one’s own advantage when communicating, and the ability to see through that deception. The greater information processing capacity of bigger brains gave their owners an advantage. The genes of those who were better at deception and at seeing through deception tended to survive. It should be added here that this competitive communication is not the only kind. Where interests are shared, where there are cooperative relationships, communications can be sent to benefit the receiver too (Kendon 1991).
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As Yirmiya and Sigman (Chapter 4 in this volume) note, insecure attachment does not of itself cause autism (although paying attention, when necessary, to the improvement of a child’s security of attachment is probably important in treatment). Moreover, although from THE INSUFFICIENT INTEGRATION OF SELF AND OTHER IN AUTISM 49 unsystematically collected clinic data, a few mothers of autistic children have unresolved trauma, there is no evidence that this is universal, or even of raised incidence in this group.
Autism: The Search for Coherence by Sheila Coates, John Richer