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The Science of Psychology
The Biological Perspective
Sensation & Perception
Motivation and Emotion
Testing and Intelligence
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
2013-14 Example Starters
When I was a kid...
In the future...
At a concert...
In a world...
If you were raised by wolves...
At a restaurant...
Basically I got in trouble because...
One does not simply...
If you were alone in the world...
When the zombies come...
When you're driving...
When I have kids...
We could test this out...
If we didn't have this...
In a rap battle...
I could use my knowledge of this to predict that...
While studying for my test...
_______ is related to _______ because...
When you are playing call of duty...
Biology, natural selection, and adaptation
Heightened human abilities
The Ninja and His Nemesis
Nature v Nurture
Gina and Tina: Separated Twins
: Savant Syndrome is found in individuals who have a remarkable talent even though they are mentally slow in other domains.
Savant Syndrome is when someone shows remarkable intelligence in one area but lacks normal intelligence in another; it is sometimes affiliated with
Savant Syndrome is a rare condition in which people classified with developmental disorders have one or more areas of expertise, ability, or brilliance that are in contrast with the individual's overall limitations.
Savant Syndrome is when people who have serious mental illnesses end up having extraordinary talent. As amazing as it is, it's quite rare. It's sometimes called an autistic savant however it's not always related to
, it can sometimes come from developmental disabilities too.
Examples of Savant Syndrome...
Daniel Tammie is an English autistic savant who has some difficulties with social interaction (specifically emotional interpretation), but is extremely gifted in
. He was able to
Icelandic in one week and recite pi to many thousand digits.
Savant twins, Kay and Flo, have poor social behavior and cannot relate to others. However, they are fixated on Dick Clark. You could give them a date in history and they could tell you what he was wearing, what day of the week, the
Albert Einstein was outstanding at Physics, but was uninterested in school, and thus did poorly.
centers around the story of a savant named Raymond, who has a spectacular talent for solving mathematical problems and recalling facts. However, he cannot communicate effectively, nor can he adapt to change easily.
Leslie Lemke is a savant who had a natural ability to play the piano and memorize entire symphonies after only hearing the piece once. However, he had been born with severe birth defects, which forced doctors to remove both his eyes at the time of birth. It took him over fifteen years to learn how to walk.
- Along with autistics, people with aspergers syndrome have also been savants.
- Psychopathology is when someone has a psychological disorder; all savants have psychological disorders.
- All savants are intelligent in some way or form, which categorizes them as a savant.
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