optional autism for fun & profit

From: Damien Broderick (d.broderick@english.unimelb.edu.au)
Date: Sun Feb 27 2000 - 19:50:17 MST

At 11:33 PM 26/02/00 -0800, Skye wrote:

>been thinking about your posts on Neurohacking
>recently... and about some articles I read on Autism,
>not to mention autistic people I've spoken to. I was
>thinking how interesting it would be to be able to get
>the brain to automatically switch into an autism-like
>mode for whatever particular subject you were focusing

This is Allan Snyder's special research interest at the moment. Have a look


where, along with a fair bit of stuff about what a great guy and genius
Allan Snyder is (and he is pretty damned smart, as I found when I
introduced him at a conference last year where he spoke on this topic),
you'll discover an article on his work on autistic savantry.


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