FINALLY stuff written about autism that one who’s probably ASD ‘gets’. I hated all that stuff about missing a “Theory of Mind” — all sounded downright ridiculous. “In other words, aberrant representation of volatility may impair the dynamic formation of appropriate prior expectations, rendering both the pineapple and the socks mildly surprising.”

FINALLY stuff written about autism that one who’s probably ASD ‘gets’. I hated all that stuff about missing a “Theory of Mind” — all sounded downright ridiculous.
“In other words, aberrant representation of volatility may impair the dynamic formation of appropriate prior expectations, rendering both the pineapple and the socks mildly surprising.”
Autism: metacognition (beliefs about beliefs) doesn’t work the same.

Oh finally I think they’re ‘getting it’ – and it’s useful to me because that’s the roadblock.

“In other words, there is a failure of beliefs (estimated precision) about beliefs (predictions) that is, formally, a failure of metacognition.”

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/233877048_On_hyperpriors_and_hypopriors_Comment_on_Pellicano_and_Burr http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.300.2358&rep=rep1&type=pdf

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