Does Everyone Have the Ability to Become a Genius?

Does Everyone Have the Ability to Become a Genius?

\" \" Artist Stephen Wiltshire, who is considered an autistic savant, attends the unveiling of his commissioned cityscape of the Empire State Building on Oct. 16, 2017, in New York City. Researchers are learning that every so often it does happen, and it's called sudden savant syndrome. Dustin Hoffman won best actor at the 1989 Oscars for his portrayal of an autistic savant in the film \"Rain Man.\" Savantism sometimes shows up in the form of an ability to perform complex mental math or astounding feats of memorization. People who've suffered from head injuries, strokes or other central nervous system (CNS) damage can occasionally develop abilities consistent with those seen in autistic savants.

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