Sir Simon Baron-Cohen on “The Prenatal Sex Steroid Theory of Autism” and neurodiversity, 19 Nov 2021

Sir Simon Baron-Cohen on “The Prenatal Sex Steroid Theory of Autism” and neurodiversity, 19 Nov 2021

“The Prenatal Sex Steroid Theory of Autism”, 19 Nov 2021 – Sir Simon Baron-Cohen, FBA FBPsS FMedSci, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at Cambridge, Director of the Autism Research Centre, and Fellow of Trinity

Sir Simon Baron-Cohen, “The Prenatal Sex Steroid Theory of Autism”. Special guest: Sir Shankar Balasubramanian

All Trinity Fellows, Former Fellows, alumni, students and members are very welcome.

On Friday 19 November 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 10:15am (London/Cambridge time) Professor Sir Simon Baron-Cohen has very kindly agreed to join us for a zoom discussion on: “The Prenatal Sex Steroid Theory of Autism”.

  • 7pm (7pm Tokyo time, 10am UK time)- starts
  • 7:15pm – 8:15pm Professor Sir Simon Baron-Cohen: “The Prenatal Sex Steroid Theory of Autism”
  • 8:15pm – follow-on discussions

Prior registration required until Thursday 18 Nov 2021. Anonymous registrations are not accepted, please introduce yourself briefly when you register.

We will upload the recording to the Trinity in Japan Youtube Channel – by participating you agree to the upload of the recording: 

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Autism Research Centre at Cambridge University

https://www.autismresearchcentre.com/

Professor Sir Simon Baron-Cohen

Sir Simon Baron-Cohen is Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at Cambridge, Director of the Autism Research Centre, and Fellow of Trinity.

Books:

  • Mindblindness: An Essay on Autism and Theory of Mind, MIT Press
  • The Essential Difference: Men, Women and the Extreme Male Brain, Penguin
  • Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Facts. Oxford University Press
  • Zero Degrees of Empathy: A New Theory of Human Cruelty (in USA: The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Human Cruelty) , Penguin
  • The Pattern Seekers: A New Theory of Human Invention (USA: The Pattern Seekers: How Autism Drives Human Invention), Basic Books
  • and many more co-authored books
Simon Baron-Cohen: How Autism Drives Invention | WIRED Health 2021 | Baron-Cohen explores the fascinating link between that very human ability for invention and autism.
The Pattern Seekers: A New Theory of Human Invention – with Simon Baron-Cohen
The British Academy – Leaders in SHAPE: Simon Baron-Cohen
Zero Degrees of Empathy

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