Autistic and non-autistic people make similar moral judgements

Autistic individuals have been frequently referred as lacking of empathy, with no or little concern for others' feelings, to the extent that a faction of media has tried to expose the role of possible autistic personalities behind extremely violent behaviors. This has led to stigmatization of this group with the public perception that autistic individuals can be cold, with no or little moral sense.

03/30/2016

Phto: Autism Awareness Ribbon with colorful puzzle pieces; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Wavebreakmedia

The ribbon made of colorful pieces of a puzzle is an often used symbol which symbolizes the different symptoms and degrees of severity; © panthermedia.net/Wavebreakmedia