Variability in Speech Production in Adults with Self-Reported Autistic-Like Traits

Saturday, 15 February 2014
Columbus IJ (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Alan C. Yu , University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Recent studies have shown that speech processing is mediated by “autistic” traits, as measured by the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ), in neurotypicals. Do such individual differences also mediate the way one speaks? This presentation will review recent findings suggesting that variation in speech production is mediated by subjects' “autistic” traits.