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case of idiot savant

Martin Scheerer

case of idiot savant

an experimental study of personality organization

by Martin Scheerer

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Published by American Psychological Association in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personality disorders.,
  • Psychology, Pathological.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 62-63.

    Other titles"Idiot savant."
    Statementby Martin Scheerer, Eva Rothmann, and Kurt Goldstein.
    SeriesPsychological monographs;, vol. 58, no. 4, whole no. 269, 1945
    ContributionsRothmann, Eva, 1897- , joint author., Goldstein, Kurt, 1878-1965, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1 .P8 vol. 58, no. 4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6498319M
    LC Control Number46005304
    OCLC/WorldCa4553067

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    Then we read the statistics that autistic savant syndrome may affect only 10 percent of those with autism and we begin to accept reality (at least until we see the buds of genius again). In any case, autistic savant syndrome is so very interesting. I know so very little about it and even less of genius. The term replaced the now unacceptable term ‘idiot savant’. More recently the term ‘savant syndrome’ (Treffert ) has been adopted to refer to those with or without intellectual impairment and/or autism, who display skills above that expected of those with either intellectual impairment and/or autism, or when compared to the non.


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Brink, T. Idiot savant with unusual mechanical ability. Psychiatry– Cameron, L. The music of light: the extraordinar y stor y ofAuthor: Darold A Treffert.

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