TitleSavant syndrome and prime numbers
Journal titlePolish Psychological Bulletin
Divisions of PASNauki Humanistyczne i Społeczne
PublisherCommittee for Psychological Science PAS
SourcePolish Psychological Bulletin; 2009; No 2
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