Human Behaviour

Any chess idiot savants? - ChessBanterOf course we get our share of child prodigies, as does math or music, but do we also get idiot...

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Music, i think..

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Carla 11 days ago

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Like hearing a song once then repeating a song note for note on the piano, say?

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glad_hands 11 days ago

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Yes. Like that. Ive heard a couple of autistic children play the piano, from ear.
Amazing.

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Carla 11 days ago

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No other word for it :)

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glad_hands 11 days ago

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This post came about because I read speculation that Bobby Fischer may have been an autistic savant.

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glad_hands 11 days ago

Makes sense. He had some definate quirks that could point to autism.
Some autistic people function at a higher level than others.

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Carla 11 days ago

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Astounding... all of them. Jaw-dropping, actually.

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glad_hands 10 days ago

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I didn't know that about becoming an acquired savant... here, let me knock you on the head, Carla (hehe)

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glad_hands 10 days ago

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It's been done:]. All i got was a headache:[

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Carla 10 days ago

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I don't know about that... you are a genius after all...

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glad_hands 10 days ago

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Okay:) there's that:)

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Carla 10 days ago

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Bwahahahaha... !

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glad_hands 10 days ago

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Better them than one who boasts about their high IQ.

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Masha 8 days ago

They have been found doing so many things from math to music. Some even know what was happening on a calendar day years ago. All this sometimes from a person who cannot do anything else, I mean sometimes they can't even get dressed or feed themselves

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LorraineTwevlehundredRaineTwelvehundred 10 days ago

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Roosters video is amazing. Did you watch it? It will knock your socks off.

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glad_hands 10 days ago

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