Linking Autism To Child Prodigies

People with autism are known for their expansive memories and attention to detail – traits also shared by child prodigies. This hour, we’ll talk about the possibility of a genetic connection between these groups with Joanne Ruthsatz, an assistant professor of psychology at Ohio State University. She’s the co-author of “The Prodigy’s Cousin: The Family Link Between Autism and Extraordinary Talent” (Current).