Mike Gillam, MD, FACEP, 11 August 2015
A growing body of clinical case studies of autistic savants along with acquired savantism is showing the dramatic possibilities unlockable from our own minds.
Savants have been shown to possess virtually superhuman mental capabilities such as Stephen Wiltshire who can draw entire cities virtually perfectly from memory. It took him three days to draw and entirely recreate this drawing of Rome from a single 45 minute helicopter ride.
Twenty five years ago, one of the most comprehensive books surveying the breadth of talents of autistic savants was