Savant syndrome and prime numbers

Journal title

Polish Psychological Bulletin




No 2


Divisions of PAS

Nauki Humanistyczne i Społeczne


Committee for Psychological Science PAS




DOI: 10.2478/s10059-009-0023-1


Polish Psychological Bulletin; 2009; No 2


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