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Published: 18 March 2010

248 Pages


ISBN: 9780199560141

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Autism and Talent

Edited by Francesca Happé and Uta Frith

Royal Society

  • A wide-ranging exploration of one of 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, and the representation of autism and talent in fiction
  • Contains colour pictures of savant art, child art and outsider art, highlighting the creativity of autistic artists

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