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The mysterious link between autistic traits and talent
by Francesca Happé
About this EXP
Francesca Happé, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at King’s College London, talks about the potential of autistic talents.
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Key point 1
Autistic people commonly have special talents.
Key point 2
An eye for detail is the engine for talents in areas like maths, music, art and memory.
Key point 3
Autistic people struggle to recognise what other people are thinking intuitively, but this gives them an advantage in avoiding herd mentality.
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