group norms; if enough Idiosyncrasy credits are earned, the person can, on occasion, behave deviantly without retribution from the group. In Edwin Hollander’s explanation for the leniency groups sometimes display toward high status members who violate group norms, the hypothetical interpersonal credit or bonus that is earned each time the individual makes a contribution to the group but is decreased each time the individual influences others, makes errors , or deviates from the group’s norms.
classification is a term in classification tasks that refers to grouping together of items without justification related to any physical or conceptual characteristics of the stimuli; contrast with perceptual, complementary, and conceptual classification.
autism or some other mental disability who is exceptionally gifted in a highly specialized field, as in mathematics (rapid mental calculation) or music (ability to play a complex piece of music after hearing it only once). Idiot savant is now an outdated term, the current term used now is Autistic savant