Chapter 9. The Social Brain in Autism

  1. Martin Brüne2,
  2. Hedda Ribbert2 and
  3. Wulf Schiefenhövel3,4
  1. Fred R. Volkmar,
  2. Ami Klin,
  3. Robert T. Schultz,
  4. Katarzyna Chawarska and
  5. Warren Jones

Published Online: 1 SEP 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470867221.ch9

The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology

The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology

How to Cite

Volkmar, F. R., Klin, A., Schultz, R. T., Chawarska, K. and Jones, W. (2003) The Social Brain in Autism, in The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology (eds M. Brüne, H. Ribbert and W. Schiefenhövel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470867221.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Centre for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1–3, D-44791 Bochum, Germany

  2. 3

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Andechs, Centre for Human Sciences, University of Munich, Germany

  3. 4

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Von-der-Tann-Strasse 3, D-82346 Andechs, Germany

Author Information

  1. Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 SEP 2003
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470849606

Online ISBN: 9780470867228



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical Perspectives: The Nature of Social Dysfunction in Autism

  • Theoretical Approaches to Understanding Social Dysfunction in Autism

  • Neural Mechanisms: Understanding the Social Brain in Autism

  • Summary

  • References