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Simon Baron-Cohen

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Date of Birth August 15, 1958
Age 63 years, 9 months, 24 days
Place of Birth London
Country United Kingdom
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Horoscope Leo

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ParentsJudith Baron Cohen, Vivian Baron Cohen
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SiblingsAsh Baron-Cohen, Dan Baron Cohen, Suzannah Baron Cohen, Aliza Baron Cohen
SpouseBridget Lindley
Children(s)Sam Baron, Kate Lindley-Baron, Robin Lindley-Baron, Kate Baron

Simon Baron-Cohen Biography

Simon Baron-Cohen is a famous Author, who was born on August 15, 1958 in United Kingdom. According to Astrologers, Simon Baron-Cohen's zodiac sign is Leo.

Simon Baron-Cohen FBA FBPsS (born 15 August 1958) is a British clinical psychologist and professor of developmental psychopathology at the University of Cambridge. He is the Director of the University’s Autism Research Centre and a Fellow of Trinity College. In 1985, Baron-Cohen formulated the mind-blindness theory of autism, the evidence for which he collated and published in 1995. In 1997, he formulated the fetal sex steroid theory of autism, the key test of which was published in 2015. He has also made major contributions to the fields of typical cognitive sex differences, autism prevalence and screening, autism genetics, autism neuroimaging, autism and technical ability, and synaesthesia. However, his views on autism and sex differences, such as the fetal sex steroid theory, are controversial, with some critics asserting that Baron-Cohen’s theories are based on subjective perceptions.

While a member of the Cognitive Development Unit (CDU) in London in 1985, Baron-Cohen was lead author (with Alan M. Leslie and Uta Frith) of the first study proposing a correlation between children with autism and delays in the development of a theory of mind (“ToM”). A theory of mind is the ability to imagine other people’s emotions and thoughts, and it is a skill that according to Baron-Cohen’s research is typically delayed developmentally in children with autism.

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Baron-Cohen and his colleagues discovered in 1987 the first evidence that experiences in synaesthesia remain consistent over time; they also found synaesthesia to be measurable via neuroimaging techniques. His team has investigated whether synaesthesia is connected to autism.

Simon Baron-Cohen Net Worth

Simon Baron-Cohen is one of the richest Author & listed on most popular Author. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Simon Baron-Cohen net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

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Baron-Cohen and his colleagues discovered in 1987 the first evidence that experiences in synaesthesia remain consistent over time; they also found synaesthesia to be measurable via neuroimaging techniques. His team has investigated whether synaesthesia is connected to autism.

He married Bridget Lindley, a family rights lawyer whom he had met at Oxford, in 1987. She died of breast cancer in 2016.

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Baron-Cohen was awarded the 1990 Spearman Medal from the BPS, the McAndless Award from the American Psychological Association, the 1993 May Davidson Award for Clinical Psychology from the BPS, and the 2006 presidents’ Award from the BPS. He was awarded the Kanner-Asperger Medal in 2013 by the Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Autismus-Spektrum as a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to autism research.

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According to our records, Simon Baron-Cohen married to Bridget Lindley. As of December 2021, Simon Baron-Cohen’s is not dating anyone.

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Baron-Cohen developed the Mindreading software for special education, which was nominated for an award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) interactive award in 2002. His lab developed The Transporters, an animation series designed to teach children with autism to recognise and understand emotions. The series was also nominated for a BAFTA award.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Author. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Simon Baron-Cohen celebrates birthday on August 15 of every year.

In 2001 he developed the autism-spectrum quotient, a set of fifty questions that can be used to help determine whether or not an adult exhibits symptoms of autism. The AQ has subsequently been used in hundreds of studies including one study of half a million people, showing robust sex differences and higher scores in those who work in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Baron-Cohen’s work in systemising-empathising led him to investigate whether higher levels of fetal testosterone explain the increased prevalence of autism spectrum disorders among males; his theory is known as the “extreme male brain” theory of autism. A review of his book The Essential Difference published in Nature in 2003 summarises his proposal as: “the male brain is programmed to systemize and the female brain to empathize … Asperger’s syndrome represents the extreme male brain”.

A 2009 study led by Baron-Cohen which reported that autistic individuals possessed superior visual acuity has been subject to heavy criticism. The developers of the software he used said that his results were impossible based on the technology used in the study. Additionally, the results of the study could not be replicated in a follow-up study.

Baron-Cohen has faced criticism by some for his “empathizing-systemizing theory”, which states that humans may be classified on the basis of their scores along two dimensions (empathizing and systemizing); and that females tend to score higher on the empathizing dimension and males tend to score higher on the systemizing dimension. Columnist at The Guardian Madeleine Bunting summarized some of these aspects in the 2010 article “The truth about sex difference is that if men are from Mars, so are women”. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences characterized The Essential Difference as “very disappointing” with a “superficial notion of intelligence”, concluding that Baron-Cohen’s major claims about mind-blindness and systemizing–empathizing are “at best, dubious”.

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