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?

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
What is the connection between creativity and evil?

Smart Kids Face Challenges Too

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D.
How parents foster true potential in bright children

Is It Worth Being the Beta Monkey?

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
You can get out from under your mentor

An Interesting Weekend on the Perils of Building Better Humans

By Osagie K Obasogie J.D., Ph.D.
Troubling modern attempts at building better humans.

Studying Too Much? This Government Will Stop You

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.
Is Korea cracking down on excellence?

ADHD and High IQ: Still Impaired

By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D.
High IQ does not reduce ADHD difficulties.

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

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
She's famous and gorgeous. He's got fame, wealth, status. Don't be fooled!

Young Novelist "Confesses" (at 80!)

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Umberto Eco shares his "double coded" creative process.

Sorry, Talented: Striving Matters

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.
Do the gifted and talented need to learn humility?

Identifying the Gifted: Trouble-Shooting 101

By Christopher Taibbi M.A.T.
Identifying the gifted should be easy, right? Not so fast....

You're Here to Fulfill My Dreams

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
A cautionary note lest parents' dreams undermine their talented kids' lives.

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

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Can creativity excuse evil deeds?

Lifting the Burden of Potential

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Helping Children Develop a Healthy Perspective on Achievement.

The Myth of Geniuses

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Is unusual creativity present at birth?

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

By Signe Whitson L.S.W.
Changing the focus from perfection to personal bests

Dangerous Genius: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
The fine line between madness, evil and creativity.

Exploring the Duality of the Gifted Teen

By Elizabeth Donovan M.A.
Why a teen's high IQ can be both a gift and a curse.

The Benefits Of Being Gifted

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.
Is being gifted really a curse?

Tears for a tyrant?

By Clark McCauley Ph.D.
Kim Jong Il dies and North koreans mourn: Are they crazy?