Humans have six basic emotions — happiness, surprise, sadness, anger, fear and disgust. We also experience more complex feelings like embarrassment, shame, pride, guilt, envy, joy, trust, interest, contempt and anticipation.
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Recommended for you. The internet has also made it easier than ever to connect with others, even for those living with social anxiety, a common symptom of autism. They are not as aware of personal space as others, so they might stand too close to them. They may feel that others are trying to be hurtful to them if they cannot see the intentions behind the other person's words or actions.
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ASD presents a range of symptoms, but one defining characteristic is a difficulty with social interactions. About 10 percent of the population at large — and about 50 percent of people with autism — has alexithymia.