Superiority on the embedded figures test in autism and in normal males: Evidence of an “innate talent”?
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (3):408-409 (1998)
|Abstract||Howe et al. suggest that most talents can be explained in terms of practice and other environmental effects, and only exceptionally by innate factors. This commentary provides an illustration of one such exception: performance on the Embedded Figures Test by people with autism and their relatives.|
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