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Eriksson, Kimmo. 2013. Autism-spectrum traits predict humor styles in the general population. Humor 26 (3) : 461–475.
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De Gruyter


Overall, high scores on AQ (autism-spectrum quotient) are negatively linked to positive humor styles (as shown in an American sample). As the “poor mind-reading” feature is connected to higher scores on negative humor styles and the “attention to detail” factor to higher scores on all humor styles, this pictures a more nuanced image of the autism-humor link.