Autistics over/under-explaining

The Little Professor is Compensating for Something: Theory of Mind and Pedantic Speech, by Kirsten Lindsmith. “Autistics have a tendency to either not explain enough, or to over-explain every detail. This is because autistic people have difficulty intuitively and unconsciously inferring the mental states of the people they’re talking to. Cognitive empathy can be learned, but during the rapid back and forth of conversation, that level of intentional reasoning is far more difficult.”

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