35 minutes | Feb 14th 2021

Pattern Seekers: The Connection Between Autism & Invention, with Simon Baron-Cohen | EDB 232

Psychologist and author Simon Baron-Cohen discusses his work studying the impact people with autism have had on human invention. (35 minutes) Sir Simon Baron-Cohen FBA FBPsS FMedSci is a British clinical psychologist and professor of developmental psychopathology at the University of Cambridge. He is the Director of the University's Autism Research Centre and a Fellow of Trinity College. He has also made major contributions to the fields of typical cognitive sex differences, autism prevalence and screening, autism genetics, autism neuroimaging, autism and technical ability, and synaesthesia. Baron-Cohen was knighted in the 2021 New Year Honours for services to people with autism. He is the author of several books, the latest of which is The Pattern Seekers: A New Theory of Human Invention. For more: https://www.autismresearchcentre.com/ https://twitter.com/sbaroncohen Follow Different Brains on social media: https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/ https://www.instagram.com/diffbrains/ Check out more episodes of Exploring Different Brains! http://differentbrains.org/category/edb/
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