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Comments on Will Scientists Learn How To Fine-Tune Autism?
Far out speculation on the possibility of ways to get more focused for tests, then defocus in time for the weekend. (Read the complete story)

"And I just remembered the Methuen Treatments from a 1940 story by de Camp. The basic idea is different; increase the processing speed of the brain. "
(Bill Christensen 1/30/2008 5:40:39 PM)
"How about the Mentats from dune? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentat"
(Fortigurn 1/31/2008 4:50:26 PM)
"And in reverse in "The Speed of Dark" by Elizabeth Moon. (her son is Autistic) And yes, some variants of Autism can be very helpful, while others can be just as harmful. (I have Asperger's, which is one of the "high level," or mostly helpful, variants, which is why I found this one interesting)"
(Ashley 2/2/2008 10:17:20 PM)
"I've added some good quotes from Dune on Mentats."
(Bill Christensen 5/4/2008 6:15:22 PM)

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