A questionnaire-based measure
of systemising devised by Baron-Cohen and colleagues. A person’s overall test score
on the SQ is assumed to reflect their ability to systemise. Each member of a
population can receive a low, high or average score. On average, females tend
to score lowest whereas people on the autism spectrum generally have high
scores, although there is also considerable overlap. (See also empathising, Empathising-systemising
theory, and systemising)
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