autism

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(psychiatry) an abnormal absorption with the self

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NNA - Alfa mobile company held Wednesday an exhibition for autist painter Ali Tleiss, under the title "a promenade in the garden," at BIEL, in collaboration with the Lebanese Association for Autism.
In this domain of cognitive processing, one would expect, then, that chimpanzees would behave in a similar manner to autists who have impaired theory of mind mechanism or module (ToMM).
Individuals who are diagnosed with AS, ADD, and ADHD exhibit a number of behaviors that are found among autists who have impairments of what constitutes a ToM, ranging from a less functioning sense of empathy, difficulty in social settings, etc.
Gopnik creates a first-person narrative describing the world according to an autist.