By Jill Boucher, Dermot Bowler

ISBN-10: 0511409982

ISBN-13: 9780511409981

ISBN-10: 0521862884

ISBN-13: 9780521862882

Many of us with autism spectrum problems (ASDs) are remarkably trained at remembering how issues glance and sound, even years after an occasion. also they are solid at rote studying and setting up conduct and exercises. a few also have encyclopaedic thoughts. even if, all people with ASD have trouble in recalling own thoughts and reliving studies, and no more capable humans could have extra hassle in memorising proof. This booklet assembles new examine on reminiscence in autism to check why this occurs and the consequences it has on people's lives. The participants utilise contemporary advances within the figuring out of standard reminiscence structures and their breakdown as frameworks for analysing the neuropsychology and neurobiology of reminiscence in autism. the original patterning of reminiscence services around the spectrum illuminates problems with feel of self, emotion processing, psychological time trip, language and studying, delivering a window into the character and explanations of autism itself.

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Summary Neonatal damage to the amygdala does not alter object recognition memory or stimulus–reward associations, but severely impairs the regulation of emotional responses to animate and inanimate stimuli. In addition, although neonatal aspiration lesions of the amygdala that included portions of the medial temporal cortical areas resulted in enhanced social fear and alteration in social interactions that became more severe as the animals reached adulthood, amygdala lesions that spared the cortical areas yielded similar enhanced social fear but milder changes in social interactions.

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