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EXPLORA stands for EXperimental PsychoLOgical Research on Autism, and is a research group within Ghent University that started as a joint collaboration between prof. dr. Roeljan Wiersema (Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology) and prof. dr. Marcel Brass (Department of Experimental Psychology), and is led by prof. dr. Roeljan Wiersema.

In our studies we want to investigate aspects that are often different in persons with autism, such as attention, information processing and social-communicative skills.


Blog 1, The importance of considering familiarity when studying the ‘self’, by Letizia Amodeo.

Blog 2, "Person with autism," "autistic person", or does it not matter?, by Hannah de Laet.



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