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Is China Really Engineering Baby Geniuses?
Can 'Genius' Be Detected In Infancy?
Scott Barry Kaufman
Scientific Director, The Imagination Institute
According to the
, 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?
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Focusing On Education From the Get-Go
Creator of the Baby Genius brand
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.
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