Joanne Ruthsatz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Mansfield, researcher on human cognitive ability and the extraordinary talents displayed by child prodigies; Recipient of the 2002 Mensa “Excellence in Research” Award by the Mensa International Foundation; Co-Author, The Prodigy's Cousin: The Family Link Between Autism and Extraordinary Talent (2016), “Child Prodigy: A Novel Cognitive Profile Places Elevated General Intelligence, Exceptional Working Memory, and Attention to Detail at the Root of Prodigiousness” (2012, Intelligence) and “Expanding the Autistic Spectrum to Include Exceptional Achievements” (2007, Behavior Genetics)


Insights in Prodigy, Autism, & Genius

Prodigy's Cousin: The Link Between Autism and Extraordinary Talents