#3 - Dr. Darold Treffert - Savant Syndrome, Psychedelics, and Paranormal Experiences

Episode 3 of "The State of The Universe" features Dr. Darold Treffert. Darold is a retired psychiatrist and current researcher in the fields of savant syndrome and autism. Darold has appeared on 60 Minutes, CBS Evening News, McNeil/Lehrer Newshour, Larry King, Today, Donahue, Oprah, Discovery Channel. Dateline, CNN and a number of documentaries in the United States and other countries. His work has appeared in numerous publications including Time, People, Newsweek, USA Today and Scientific American. Darold has also published two books on savant syndrome and they can be found here and here. He also served as a consultant for the 1988 movie Rain Man which depicts the life of an autistic savant.