[Special talents of autistic children (autistic-savant) and their mental functions].

@article{BujasPetkovi1994SpecialTO,
  title={[Special talents of autistic children (autistic-savant) and their mental functions].},
  author={Z Bujas-Petkovi{\'c}},
  journal={Lijecnicki vjesnik},
  year={1994},
  volume={116 1-2},
  pages={26-9}
}
Special abilities (talents) for memory, mathematics, art, music, calendar calculations and other skills of autistic children are described. During the past ten years, due to greater number of known cases of autistic children, statistical analysis has been made possible. The study of that interesting and rare appearance provided an insight into the functioning of the right cerebral hemisphere which is most probably responsible for those abilities. 

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 26 extracted citations

The integrity of lexical acquisition mechanisms in autism spectrum disorders: A research review.

Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research • 2016
View 1 Excerpt

Pitch discrimination and melodic memory in children with autism spectrum disorders.

Autism : the international journal of research and practice • 2014
View 1 Excerpt

The savant syndrome and its possible relationship to epilepsy.

Advances in experimental medicine and biology • 2012

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…