Category Archives: AS/HFA

Comedy is the key to aspie social success

There are a number of reasons for this, but what it boils down to is strengths and weaknesses. Aspies are by nature very poor at the basic skills required for socializing (false emoting, complex emotions, quickly processing multi-layered communication, and … Continue reading

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Emotional empathy = cognitive empathy * anxiety

Where “cognitive empathy” is the new term for what I’ve simply been calling empathy: theory of mind that predicts the other person’s state correctly. This seems to be primarily a function of mirror neurons. Contrast with projection: theory of mind … Continue reading

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