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How the study of ‘affective touch’ could offer a better understanding of autism and its causes

Spectrum | 
Strong reactions to touch are remarkably widespread among people who have autism, despite the condition’s famed heterogeneity. “The touch thing ...
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‘In someone else’s shoes’: How virtual reality is altering autism research, treatment

Spectrum | 
For more than two decades, scientists have experimented with [virtual reality] to set up controlled scenarios to study autistic traits. At the ...
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