The Extreme Male Brain theory of autism
Authors: Moseley, R.
Editors: Braaten, E.B.
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc.
Place of Publication: Thousand Oaks, CA
This encyclopedia entry gives the reader a brief overview of the origins of this prominent and sometimes controversial theory, including its origins and key tenets, the later developments of the theory in neuroscientific and hormone research, and the critical response to the theory.