The Curse of Being Gifted?

The Curse of Being Gifted?

From too-high expectations to social quandaries, extra-special smarts can lead to extra problems.

Polanski, Evil and Creativity: Does Talent Trump Bad Behavior?

What is the connection between creativity and evil?

Smart Kids Face Challenges Too

How parents foster true potential in bright children

Is It Worth Being the Beta Monkey?

You can get out from under your mentor

An Interesting Weekend on the Perils of Building Better Humans

Troubling modern attempts at building better humans.

Studying Too Much? This Government Will Stop You

Is Korea cracking down on excellence?

ADHD and High IQ: Still Impaired

High IQ does not reduce ADHD difficulties.

Success Can Breed the Narcissism I Call "Tall Man Syndrome"

Too much charisma from status, wealth, or good looks can invite narcissism.

Young Novelist "Confesses" (at 80!)

Umberto Eco shares his "double coded" creative process.

Sorry, Talented: Striving Matters

Do the gifted and talented need to learn humility?

Identifying the Gifted: Trouble-Shooting 101

Identifying the gifted should be easy, right? Not so fast....

You're Here to Fulfill My Dreams

A cautionary note lest parents' dreams undermine their talented kids' lives.

Lifting the Burden of Potential

Helping Children Develop a Healthy Perspective on Achievement.

The Myth of Geniuses

Is unusual creativity present at birth?

Fostering a "Growth Mindset:" 7 Ways to Nurture Your Gifted Child

Changing the focus from perfection to personal bests

Dangerous Genius: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector

The fine line between madness, evil and creativity.

Exploring the Duality of the Gifted Teen

Why a teen's high IQ can be both a gift and a curse.

The Benefits Of Being Gifted

Is being gifted really a curse?

Tears for a tyrant?

Kim Jong Il dies and North koreans mourn: Are they crazy?