Marj Baker, retired
In his book Neurotribes Steve Silberman links past and present genius with autism. Do you see a link and have you done any research in this area?
A month ago I would have said no, but I just read an excellent book called "The Prodigy's Cousin" that also makes a compelling case for this link. I don't think it is ever only about genetics, though. I view our genetic inheritance as a menu of possibilities but ones that are only activated in the "right" environment. Continue reading...