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An exact mind : an artist with Asperger syndrome

Author: Peter Myers; Simon Baron-Cohen; Sally Wheelwright
Publisher: London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Myers was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in 1996 and his work reflects his stunning ability to plan and to organize visual information, and to embed illusions within his pictures. In explanatory text alongside the pictures, psychologists Simon Baron-Cohen and Sally Wheelright discuss the workʼs deep psychological significance, demonstrating in accessible language their ground-breaking systemizing theory of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Named Person: Peter Myers; Peter Myers; Peter Myers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Myers; Simon Baron-Cohen; Sally Wheelwright
ISBN: 9781843100324 1843100320
OCLC Number: 55214929
Description: 79 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. About Peter. 2. Colour Plates. 3. An Artist who can teach Scientists. Further Reading.
Responsibility: Peter Myers, with Simon Baron-Cohen and Sally Wheelwright.

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Peter Myers' intricate and ornately patterned drawings are brought together for the first time in this volume, which is the fascinating result of the collaboration of an artist and two scientists.  Read more...

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`Peter Myers' fantastically intricate and precise artworks are reproduced in the book and then analysed by the editors. But apparently Myers had his own ideas about their comments on his work and Read more...

 
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