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Explaining the enigma.

Explaining the enigma.

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Published by Nihon Keizai Shimbun in Tokyo .
Written in English


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Japan Economic Journal special survey.

ContributionsNihon Keizai Shimbun.
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Open LibraryOL14385337M

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The first edition of Autism: Explaining the Enigma quickly became a classic because it provided the first satisfactory psychological account of what happens in the mind of a person with autism. The book proposed that the key problems were an inability to recognize and think about thoughts (theory of mind), and an inability to integrate pieces of information into coherent wholes (central coherence).Cited by: As a special educator, this book is a great way of understanding ASD and its history.

It gives some wonderful accounts of people in history who had autism, describing their challenges with relationships, and their contributions to science/5(24).

It is offensively patronizing in failing to present the viewpoints of the people being discussed. It does not explain the enigma. It doesn't even define it. The book's appeal is in reassuring parents Explaining the enigma. book they are not guilty of their child's being different.2/5(1).

The book is a very good resource book for the psychology students and inclusive educators as it is both scientific with p Uta Frith takes the research and condenses it into an organized manner thereby letting the reader understand it in a simpler, systemized, organized and easier manner/5.

I recently read the book Autism: Explaining the Enigma by Uta Frith. It is an older book, having been published inbut it is still useful. I have read many books on autism but I found this book particularly interesting.

One of the things the author touches on is the history of autism. ‘Explaining the Enigma,’ by Utah Faith is a great book, which discusses issues about autism. In his book, he explains that autism is a childhood disorder. Categorically, he points out that autism is a developmental disorder.

Autism signs are not easily recognized until much later as it slowly affects the mental development of the growing child. About For Books Autism: Explaining the Enigma (Cognitive Development) For Free.

The middle sections of the book, explaining first Alan’s pioneering work as a young mathemetician, then his contribution to cracking the Enigma system, and then his diversion into the design and operation of early computers, were a really interesting read.

The Enigma of Reason posits that the evolutionary function of reasoning is not to enhance individuals’ ability to arrive at better solutions to problems, but rather to provide social, group benefits.

This is a striking proposition, and one that is reasonably well-developed over the course of this engaging book/5. The first edition of Autism: Explaining the Enigma quickly became a classic because it provided the first satisfactory psychological account of what happens in the mind of a person with autism.

The book proposed that the key problems were an inability to recognize and think about thoughts (theory of mind), and an inability to integrate pieces of information into coherent wholes (central coherence).Cited by:   The first edition of Autism: Explaining the Enigma quickly became a classic because it provided the first satisfactory psychological account of what happens in the mind of a person with autism.

The book proposed that the key problems were an inability to recognize and think about thoughts (theory of mind), and an inability to integrate pieces of information into coherent wholes (central coherence).Reviews:   Enigma: the Nazis’ unbreakable encryption machine used to send coded messages throughout their armed forces.

Secretly broken by the Allies and monitored by the geniuses at Bletchley Park, England, the Nazis’ suspicions lead them to change Enigma’s settings so that the Allies find themselves locked out in the winter of - just as an immense fleet leaves New York with precious /5().

Updated edition of this classic account of autism. Includes new sections covering practical and theoretical developments, and a chapter on recent investigations of the neurological basis of psychological impairments in autism.

Accessible to a broad general readership.4/5(4). Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges is an enigma in its own right.

Its subject, the British mathematical genius who contributed to the cryptanalysis of the Nazi enigma code and to the beginnings of the computer, was not an easy subject/5. The Enigma Cube is a masterful thriller. One crammed with breakneck action, unexpected twists, mind-blowing science, and ethical dilemmas readers will be contemplating long after they've read the last s:   The Paperback of the Autism: Explaining the Enigma by Uta Frith at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help It is an extremely worthwhile book for anyone who wants a research-led understanding of the psychology of autism, particularly students interested in the topic or Author: Uta Frith.

This book presents a psychological account of what happens in the autistic mind. The key problem is an inability to integrate pieces of information into coherent wholes, an inability to make sense particularly of the mind's own activities, thoughts, beliefs and feelings.

"Scrupulous and enthralling."—A. Scott, New York Times "One of the finest scientific biographies ever written."—Jim Holt, New Yorker "Andrew Hodges' book Alan Turing: The Enigma, is the indispensable guide to Turing's life and work and one of the finest biographies of a scientific genius ever written."—Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times.

A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Explaining the Enigma second edition by Uta Frith reviewed by Mira de Vries.

This is a major overhaul of a book by the same name published in that established Frith as an authority on autism. Frith, who is a professor and senior scientist at University College in London, seems to be identified by a variety of professions, among them.

The first edition of Autism: Explaining the Enigma quickly became a classic It provides an account of what happens in the mind of a person with autism. The book proposed that the key problems were an inability to recognise and think about thoughts (theory of mind), and an inability to integrate pieces of information into coherent wholes /5(6).

Autism: Explaining the Enigma, 2nd Edition. Uta Frith. ISBN: April Wiley-Blackwell Pages. Paperback $ Description. It is an extremely worthwhile book for anyone who wants a research-led understanding of the psychology of autism, particularly students interested in the topic or parents and professionals who Author: Uta Frith.The first edition of Autism: Explaining the Enigma quickly became a classic because it provided the first satisfactory psychological account of what happens in the mind of a person with autism.

The book proposed that the key problems were an inability to recognize and think about thoughts (theory of mind), and an inability to integrate pieces of information into coherent wholes (central.