Thinking about Objects

23 February 2017

This is a survey investigating how autistic and non-autistic people think about objects. In particular, we are interested in understanding more about how often people give human qualities (e.g. thoughts and feelings) to objects.


  • You must be at least 16 years old
  • You must have English as your first language

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Ethical approval

This study has been approved by the UCL Institute of Education Ethics Committee.

About the researcher

This survey has been put together by researchers at the UCL Centre for Research in Autism and Education and the Experimental Psychology Department, University of Oxford.

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