Prehistoric autism helped produce much of the world’s earliest great art, study says | The Independent

Much of the world’s earliest great art is likely to have been created by gifted early humans on the autism spectrum, new research by British scientists suggests. Archaeologists working in conjunction with autism experts have concluded that humans were able to produce the first realistic art some 33,000 years ago because ice age conditions drove the selection of particular combinations of genes.

Source: Prehistoric autism helped produce much of the world’s earliest great art, study says | The Independent

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