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Is China Really Engineering Baby Geniuses?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents

Written by Will Oremus for Slate Sexual reproduction is a genetic crapshoot. Out of hundreds of eggs and millions of sperm, one joins one to produc...

Can 'Genius' Be Detected In Infancy?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 06.16.2012 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

According to the Daily Mail, 4-year-old Heidi Hankins "has an IQ of 159 -- only one point below Albert Einstein's -- and has become one of the youngest members of Mensa." Heidi's case raises an intriguing question: can high intelligence accurately be detected this young?

Why Baby Brains Are Innately Genius

Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D.

If our adult ability is compared with the child's, we would need 60 years of hard work to accomplish what he achieves in just three.

Child Prodigies: The YOUNGEST College Graduates (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

They have multiple degrees, Nobel Prize nominations, plum teaching positions at prestigious universities -- and all before the age of 20. They're chil...

Focusing On Education From the Get-Go

Larry Balaban | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Larry Balaban

Our education problem starts at the very beginning of the process: in the preschool years. Sadly, despite being one of the most powerful countries in the world, we do not have a unified preschool curriculum.

Your Children Are Smarter Than You | Helen Joyce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

James Flynn is not the sort of man to go quietly into retirement. A professor emeritus at the University of Otago in New Zealand, he still teaches and...