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Published: 13 May 2010

248 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199560141

Bookseller Code (05)

Autism and Talent

Edited by Francesca Happe and Uta Frith

A Clarendon Press Publication

  • A rare exploration of one the most mysterious facets of autism - its connection with special talents, shedding light on an issue that has long fascinated the public
  • Examines the current cognitive theories, the brain basis for special talents, the representation of autism and talent in fiction, as well as considering whether some famous artists might have been autistic
  • Contains colour pictures of savant art, child art and outsider art, highlighting the creativity of autistic artists

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