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Observations: People with Asperger's less likely to see purpose behind the events in their lives
These results support the idea that seeing purpose behind life events is a result of our mind’s focus on social thinking. People whose social cognition is impaired—those with Asperger’s, in this case—are less likely to see the events in their lives as having happened for a reason.
psychology  philosophy  perception  story-telling  autism  aspergers  teleology  explanation 
june 2010 by tsuomela
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