That's right. Baron-Cohen believes that autism is a condition where a person can't process body language, facial expressions, verbal and other cues appropriately using the systemizing process. It is more a hypertrophy of systemizing than a deficit of the affect system. In contrast, psychopaths can read the cues but don't have the appropriate emotional responses. It comes down to definitions with "empathy" including the cue reading and affective piece. So they score lower on empathy assessments but that doesn't mean they don't have feelings and emotions.
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