Processing of stimulus content but not of emotional valence is altered in persons with Williams syndrome.
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center & Dept. of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA. [email protected]
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center & Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA.
- Published Article
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
- Publication Date
Oct 01, 2016
There was no evidence of greater than typical perceptual, attentional or affective processing of social information in WS. The results support the idea that altered face perception processes and not the increased salience of social stimuli or difficulties with emotion discrimination may contribute to the hypersocial phenotype in WS.
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