Seminar - Measuring empathy in autism

11 May 2012

Presenter: Sander Begeer, MRC Human Genetics Unit, School of Psychology at the University of Sydney

Deficient empathic skills are a core diagnostic feature of ASD. However, the instruments for measuring empathy in normally intelligent individuals with ASD are limited. Various new instruments and approaches will be discussed, that also highlight the need to specify the definition of empathy.

Hosted by the Brain and Mind Research Institute as part of the SciNaPPS (Science, Neurology and Psychiatry/ Psychology Seminars) series

Time: 3.30 - 4.30pm

Location: Level 5 Lecture Theatre, 94 Mallet St, Camperdown.

Cost: Free to attend, no RSVP required

Contact: Professor Bernard Balleine

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