I’m working on a psychology Discussion and need an explanation to help me understand better.
A. The first TWO episodes of Atypical on Netflix
B. The first episode of The Good Doctor on ABC (also streaming on Hulu)
C. This movie about Temple Grandin, (Links to an external site.) available on HBOGo
Please note: While these shows/movies are fictional, there is something to be learned. The Temple Grandin movie is based on true events. If you cannot access any of these options please email me ASAP.
Please respond to the following questions:
1. What are the core symptoms of ASD, and why is the social brain of particular interest?
2. What movie/show did you choose to watch? Identify the symptoms of ASD portrayed by the main character.
3. How do the main character’s relationships with other people in the move/show shape their social life and how they view the world, if at all?
4. How can an understanding of the social brain help us to understand ASD?