Blurred Lines-In Support of a Broader Interdisciplinary Model

It’s 6:00 PM on a Tuesday and Lindsey is taking her kids to swim practice.  In the back seat they’re talking excitedly about whatever the new game is while struggling to share an iPad, worn out from the day of school but excited for the evening ahead. Meanwhile, Lindsey is thinking about RSVPs...

Tell Me About the Last Time You Were Embarrassed

In 1985, Simon Baron-Cohen published his now-famous study of emotional perspective-taking among children with Autism Spectrum Disorder1. In it, he and his coauthors found that children on the Autism Spectrum were unable to impute beliefs to puppets in pretend play. They saw this a failure of...