Friendly Faces and Unusual Minds

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Science  04 Nov 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5749, pp. 802-804
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5749.802

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Working with a rare set of individuals who have Williams-Beuren syndrome but still show normal intelligence, scientists are trying to tease out what happens in this neurodevelopmental disorder--and shed light on the brain's normal function.