Kim Peek

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Kim Peek

Savant o Americanwr oedd Laurence Kim Peek (11 Tachwedd 1951 – 19 Rhagfyr 2009) a elwir yn Kim Peek a weithiau gan y llysenw "megasavant".[1][2][3] Roedd ganddo gof eidetig ("cof ffotograffig"), ond hefyd anawsterau cymdeithasol, o bosib o ganlyniad i anabledd datblygiadol oedd yn gysylltiedig ag annormaleddau cynhenid yn ei ymennydd. Ef oedd yr ysbrydoliaeth am y cymeriad awtistig Raymond Babbitt, a chwaraewyd gan Dustin Hoffman, yn y ffilm Rain Man. Er hyn nad oedd Peek ei hunan yn awtistig,[4] ac mae'n debyg roedd ganddo syndrom FG.[5]

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  1. (Saesneg) 'Rain Man' reigns in Casper. Casper Star-Tribune (14 Mawrth 2003). Adalwyd ar 22 Ionawr 2010. "The difference between a savant and a megasavant like Peek is that Peek has nearly total recall in around 14 to 15 different subject areas, according to literature written by Peek's father, Fran Peek."
  2. (Saesneg) About Kim Peek, Megasavant. York Daily Record (4 Tachwedd 1994). Adalwyd ar 22 Ionawr 2010. "Kim Peek is a megasavant who has memorized vast numbers of facts about more than a dozen subjects. He has brain damage, which occurred before birth, but he is not autistic."
  3. (Saesneg) NASA studies mega-savant Peek's brain. USA Today (2004). Adalwyd ar 22 Ionawr 2010. "The 53-year-old Peek is called a "mega-savant" because he is a genius in about 15 different subjects, from history and literature and geography to numbers, sports, music and dates."
  4. (Saesneg) Weber B (26 Rhagfyr 2009). "Kim Peek, inspiration for 'Rain Man,' dies at 58". The New York Times.
  5. Opitz JM, Smith JF, Santoro L (2008). The FG syndromes (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man 305450): perspective in 2008, Cyfrol 55, Rhifyn 1. Adv Pediatr, tud. 123–70. DOI:10.1016/j.yapd.2008.07.014


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