Re: Sensory and sensibility

From: Francesca S. Alcorn (
Date: Tue Jan 22 2002 - 01:18:58 GMT

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    Joe said:

    > it has been hypothecized (by V. S. Ramachandran) that not only do
    >humans also possess them, but also that their mal- or non-function
    >is responsible for the phenomenon of autism.

    This ties into my idea that symbolic play might also be tied to
    ability to generate memes. Autistic children do not usually have
    symbolic play.


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