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Book News Annotation:

Summarizes reported cases and the observations of their chroniclers; outlines new theories put forward by various investigators; and discusses implications the savant syndrome has for understanding normal brain function.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060159450
Subtitle:
(understanding "idiot savants" )
Author:
Treffert, Darold A
Publisher:
Harper & Row
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Savant syndrome
Subject:
Savants (Savant syndrome) -- Case studies.
Subject:
Savants
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 273-280.
Series Volume:
MC-56
Publication Date:
c1989
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxviii, 291 p.

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