Pattern recognition

View a past chat on this topic here: July 2, 2023.

Pattern recognition refers to the ability to notice and understand repetitive patterns in information or stimuli. It involves the brain’s ability to detect similarities or regularities in data, such as visual shapes, sounds, or sequences of events. #AutChat

Some autistic and similarly neurodivergent people report stronger (or otherwise different) pattern recognition experiences than neurotypical people do. #AutChat

Q1: Does pattern recognition impact your sensory experiences? Do you notice patterns or connections that others may not? Or considered another way, do you have sensory processing differences that impact your pattern recognition? #AutChat

Q2: Do you find that your pattern recognition abilities extend beyond visual patterns to include other areas, such as auditory patterns or patterns in behavior? #AutChat

Q3: Have you found that your ability to recognize patterns helps you in problem-solving or decision-making situations? Are there situations in which it doesn’t help? #AutChat

Q4: Do your pattern recognition skills contribute to your interests, hobbies, profession, or other parts of your daily life? #AutChat

Questions written by @GoldenPen_