There are savants in the world who are capable to great skills and memories like the artist savant who memorized what all of NYC looked like and sketched it out from memory. Are non-savants capable of things like this or do savants brains work differently due to being on the spectrum?

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There are savants in the world who are capable to great skills and memories like the artist savant who memorized what all of NYC looked like and sketched it out from memory. Are non-savants capable of things like this or do savants brains work differently due to being on the spectrum?

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There’s probably plenty of things you do daily that to someone else, if they had never seen or experienced it before, would think it’s a savant like ability. Remembering a recipe, instinctively knowing how much pasta to add without it overflowing, remembering what all your guests are allergic to. With all the millions of things to remember over our lives, how do people remember all the things essential to a good dinner party.

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