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Overview of Asperger syndrome

Asperger syndrome is a neurobiological disease discovered by Austrian scientist Hans Asperger in 1944 after a long period of research on intelligent young people with normal language development but suffering from a form of autism.

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People with Asperger’s disease often exhibit many types of neurological disorders such as preferring to live alone, having poor communication, and having strange personalities or habits.

According to many studies, the sense of taste and smell of people with Asperger syndrome are quite sensitive.

6 geniuses with Asperger syndrome have helped change the world

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Some symptoms of people with Asperger’s disease:

Speak like a “robot” or repeat yourself over and over

Lack of eye contact when communicating

Having difficulty with non-verbal communication (gestures, posture, facial expressions…)

Tend to prefer talking alone to chatting with others

Poor grasp of emotional/social issues as well as inability to understand figurative phrases

Awkward or fussy movements

Obsession with specific topics

In many cases, patients possess superior intelligence.

6 geniuses with Asperger syndrome have helped change the world

1. Michelangelo (1475 – 1564)

6 geniuses with Asperger syndrome have helped change the world

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Dubbed the `giant` of Renaissance art, Michelangelo is one of the best painters, poets, architects, and sculptors in Italian history.

2. Isaac Newton (1643 – 1727)

6 geniuses with Asperger syndrome have helped change the world

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As the person who discovered the law of universal gravitation, the principle of conservation of momentum, proved the general Newtonian binomial, developed integral and differential calculus and discovered the dispersion of light, Isaac Newton was awarded the Royal Council

However, he was also famous as an eccentric scientist.

3. Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826)

6 geniuses with Asperger syndrome have helped change the world

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As the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson founded the Democratic Party and was one of the most ardent followers of liberalism in modern times.

4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)

6 geniuses with Asperger syndrome have helped change the world

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A genius Austrian composer, Mozart is one of the most important influences on European classical music.

Some studies have proven that Mozart suffered from many neurological disorders, including Asperger’s syndrome and Tourette’s syndrome with signs of muscle twitching, imitating others’ words, repeating his own words, and strange facial expressions.

5. Charles Robert Darwin (1809 – 1882)

6 geniuses with Asperger syndrome have helped change the world

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Darwin, a genius British biologist, is the father of the theory of evolution.

Since childhood, Darwin was a lonely child.

6. Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)

6 geniuses with Asperger syndrome have helped change the world

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Albert Einstein is the father of the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics.

As a child, Einstein was a slow-speaking child.