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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
John Bassili
Semester
Winter

Description
Psychology Lecture 5 Autism -autism happened at a rate of 1 in 1000 children in the past -the rate increases to 1 in 160 children in the present -it was believed that its cause is vaccination (controversial theory) -but was proved to be exposed to flaw -people were afraid to have vaccination for their infants -the result was infants that are not vaccinated died -the scientist who stated vaccination was the cause received money from lawyer that sue the medical company Symptoms of autism -delay or absence of social development -baby becomes responsive in normal condition -baby with autism is not engaged in baby-adult activities -ambiguous signs make it hard to identify child with autism -usually identified by clinical psychologists -virtual and repetitive behavior -prefer to be left alone to engage in virtual -prefer his own space and time -
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