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Has "induced savantism" been further explored beyond Snyder 2009?

There are no other studies I can find where TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) was used in the same way, but there is a paper mentioning Snyder (2009) whilst discussing safety and other ethical ...
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Why do some people undergo sudden savant syndrome?

Savant syndrome can be congenital or acquired.[1,2] The acquired savant syndrome can occur in people with stroke, head injury, and even some degenerative diseases (such as dementia) that affect the ...
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Has "induced savantism" been further explored beyond Snyder 2009?

Sort of. Snyder togher with Chi have published a paper in 2012 in which they claim to have obtained a fairly similar result using tDCS to vastly improve the odds of solving the nine-dot problem, which ...
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Why are autistic people more likely to be savants than nonautistic people?

Disclaimer, this is less of an answer and more of a critique of the demographics behind Savant Syndrome. Currently there are very few issues with finding a decent answer to this question: This 10% ...
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