Your article states, “Yet individuals with Asperger syndrome can still look at a face and assess characteristics such as trustworthiness.” Statements like that are mystifying to me. I think I am about average in social intelligence, but I can’t imagine even thinking of looking at a stranger’s face and deciding whether or not the person is trustworthy.

Molly Weeks
Pembroke Pines, Fla

People assess the trustworthiness of others all the time—in business deals, purchases, and asking for directions, for instance .—B. Bower