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**wcy****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-04
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I just read up a bit on Asperger's Syndrome, and one of the symptoms is a persistent interest in certain topics like say, mathematics!!

Visit my website http://www.geocities.com/asperger_sg and try out the diagnostic tests and see if you have AS!

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Good collection, wcy.

But what's in a name? We are all a collection of skills: social, intellectual, physical. Perhaps there should be a syndrome for people who are excessively social, and lacking intellectual focus?

In the Wikipedia it is called a "A gift and a curse", what are your feelings about it?

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**wcy****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-04
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In the Wikipedia it is called a "A gift and a curse", what are your feelings about it?

i feel that it is really a gift and a curse. Wikipedia put it right exactly.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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The world is full of normal people, why not be exceptional?

And don't believe people when they say how you should be ... *you* are in charge of how you are.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**wcy****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-04
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try the AQ test, it is very interesting! (under diagnostic tests)

http://www.geocities.com/asperger_sg

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I got 21 ... but I think I could do the test again and score 30+ ... or 15

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**wcy****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-04
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yeah the test is highly subjective

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