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Jacob Barnett is an American #mathematician and child #prodigy. At 8 years old, Jacob began sneaking into the back of college lectures at #IUPUI. After being diagnosed with autism since the age of two and placed in his school’s special ed. program, Jacob’s teachers and doctors were astonished to learn he was able to teach calculus to college students. Read more -

Forget what you know: Jacob Barnett at TEDxTeen


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Jacob Barnett: Experts said boy would never be able to read but now he's brainier than Einstein

Jacob Barnett: Experts said boy with Autism would never be able to read but now he's brainier than Einstein

Forget what you know | Jacob Barnett | TEDxTeen

Jacob Barnett.

Stop learning - start thinking Jacob Barnett.

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WATCH: Will This 14-Year-Old With Asperger's Syndrome Win The Nobel Prize?

When Jake was a toddler, he was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome; a mental disorder on the Autism spectrum. Doctors thought he might never learn to read or even speak, but his IQ is thought to be higher than Einstein’s at 170. After his Master’s degree, Jake will go on to pursue a Ph.D. in quantum physics.


Autistic Boy With Higher IQ Than Einstein Discovers His Gift After Removal From State-Run Therapy | Wake Up World