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The AQ Test and Me

Posted Sep 12 2008 10:29am




Simon Baron-Cohen


I "Stumbled Upon" a blog site called "the Pie Palace" and an on line version of the Simon Baron-Cohen Autism Spectrum Quotient test. I tried it for the heck of it and scored a 32 out of a possible 50 which suggests Asperger's or High Functioning Autism. "Autism Diva", Friday, March 09, 2007 Hang on to your MAPs, need not worry. I will not be representing myself to the world as Asperger's or Autistic.

http://www.piepalace.ca/blog/

The test assesses five different areas. Autistic-like responses will show poor social skill, attention switching, communication and imagination, and an exaggerated attention to detail. In other words, geekiness. You scored 32. The ranking below provides some idea of where that AQ fits in.

Score 32 - 50 Scores over 32 are generally taken to indicate Asperger's Syndrome or high-functioning autism, with more than 34 an "extreme" score.

"Cambridge psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen and others designed this test, published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2001. This test was devised from a Globe and Mail article.

Choose your response to each question: Definitely agree, slightly agree, slightly disagree or definitely disagree.

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The test assesses five different areas. Autistic-like responses will show poor social skill, attention switching, communication and imagination, and an exaggerated attention to detail. In other words, geekiness. You scored 32. The ranking below provides some idea of where that AQ fits in.
Score
32 - 50 Scores over 32 are generally taken to indicate Asperger's Syndrome or high-functioning autism, with more than 34 an "extreme" score.
31
30
29
28
27
26
25
24 Average math contest winner
23
22
21 Average male or female computer scientist
20
19 Average male scientist, and average male or female physicist
18 Average man
17 Average female scientist
16
15 Average woman, and average male or female biologist
14
13
0 - 12"

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