publication date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (part of Summer 2019)

category: Medicine

clue: He didn't share a birthday with two siblings, but he did help advance our understanding of a neurodevelopmental disorder by becoming the literal first case.

explanation: In the 1940s, Triplett became the first person ever diagnosed with autism. His file was labeled Case #1 by researchers. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk


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