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Adults with autism overestimate the volatility of the sensory environment

04:30 EDT 1 Aug 2017 | Nature Publishing

The authors address why the use of prior expectations might be compromised in autism, by using computational models and pupillometric markers of the neuromodulator noradrenaline. They show that by estimating the world to be more changeable than it really is, adults with autism have difficulty in learning what to expect.

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