Research by Topic: eye contact

Weekly Podcast – Why is it so hard to look them in the eye?

Published December 12, 2016

There is an ongoing debate about why people with autism avoid eye contact. There is data to support both, but as this behavior emerges very early, it’s important to look at data from preverbal children to understand the origins of changes in eye contact. Many scientists also feel that avoiding eye contact snowballs over the […]

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