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Title Autism and talent / edited by Francesca Happe, Uta Frith.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.85882 Au81t 2010    ---  Available
Description xx, 222 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Note "Originating from a theme issue first published in Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological sciences."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the beautiful otherness of the autistic mind / Francesca Happe and Uta Frith -- The savant syndrome : an extraordinary condition : a synopsis : past, present, future / Darold A. Treffert -- Savant skills in autism : psychometric approaches and parental reports / Patricia Howlin ... [et al.] -- What aspects of autism predispose to talent? / Francesca Happe and Pedro Vital -- Talent in autism : hyper-systemizing, hyper-attention to detail, and sensory hyper-sensitivity / Simon Baron-Cohen ... [et al.] -- Enhanced perception in savant syndrome : patterns, structure, and creativity / Laurent Mottron, Michelle Dawson, and Isabelle Soulieres -- Perception and apperception in autism : rejecting the inverse assumption / Kate Plaisted Grant and Greg Davis -- Explaining and inducing savant skills : privileged access to lower level, less-processed information / Allan Synder -- Talent in the taxi : a model system for exploring expertise / Katherine Woollett, Hugo J. Spiers, and Eleanor A. Maguire -- Do calendrical savants use calculation to answer date questions? : a functional magnetic resonance imaging study / Richard Cowan and Chris Frith -- A case study of a multiply talented savant with an autism spectrum disorder : neuropsychological functioning and brain morphometry / Gregory L. Wallace, Francesca Happe, and Jay N. Giedd -- Radial cytoarchitecture and patterns of cortical connectivity in autism / Manuel Casanova and Juan Trippe -- How does visual thinking work in the mind of a person with autism? : a personal account / Temple Grandin -- Assessing musical skills in autistic children who are not savants / Pamela Heaton -- Precocious realists : perceptual and cognitive characteristics associated with drawing talent in no-autistic children / Jennifer E. Drake and Ellen Winner -- Outsider art and the autistic creator / Roger Cardinal -- Autistic autobiography / Ian Hacking -- Stereotypes of autism / Douwe Draaisma.
Subject Autism.
Savants (Savant syndrome)
Added Author Happe, Francesca.
Frith, Uta.
ISBN 9780199560141 (hbk.)
0199560145 (hbk.)

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