Naoki Higashida Quote

When you see an object, it seems that you see it as an entire thing first, and only afterwards do its details follow on. But for people with autism, the details jump straight out at us first of all, and then only gradually, detail by detail, does the whole image float up into focus.


The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism (ed. Random House, 2013) - ISBN: 9780812994872

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When you see an object, it seems that you see it as an entire thing first, and only afterwards do its details follow on. But for people with autism,...

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When you see an object, it seems that you see it as an entire thing first, and only afterwards do its details follow on. But for people with autism,...

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When you see an object, it seems that you see it as an entire thing first, and only afterwards do its details follow on. But for people with autism,...

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When you see an object, it seems that you see it as an entire thing first, and only afterwards do its details follow on. But for people with autism,...