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Social Motivation, Identity and Attitudes in Autism: An interview study

We want to learn Autistic Adults experiences with social motivation; as in how they think, feel and behave in relation to the social world. For example: the number and quality of their friendships, their motivation in socializing with new people, their involvement in social activities, etc. in order to inform a model of social motivation in Autistics Adults as characterized by them.

Researchers: Dr. Aparna Nadig and Kouro-Maïram Baro (Master's student)

Who can participate: Autistic adults aged 18 to 35 years old living in Canada;

With an official diagnosis of autism;

Without an intellectual disability,

And who understand and can communicate in French and/or in English.

What’s involved: 

1. Input on the written interview questions (remote via an online form – 30 minutes maximum).

2. Interview (in-person at our lab near McGill metro or by videocall according to your preference – 2 hours maximum).

3. Feedback on a Social Motivation questionnaire that will have been elaborated thanks to the interviews (remote via an online form – 30 minutes maximum).

Compensation: $15 gift card

Interested in participating:  If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please email

Deadline: July 31, 2025


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