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Tag Archives: gifted adults
Overexcitabilities and the gifted – Living With Intensity
I’d like to share the point of view that Kazimierz Dabrowski held that came from the Living with Intensity:Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults by Susan Daniels (Editor), Michael M. Piechowski (Editor) … Continue reading
Raising Bill Gates
I just read a fascinating article about what it was like to raise Bill Gates as a child written by Robert A Guth of the Wall Street Journal.com: Do you think it was easy to raise a child like Bill … Continue reading
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Hyperfocused yet scatterbrained
[Note: this has been edited more than a few times to add to and clarify some of the points I am trying to make]. I don’t know whether it’s a gift or a curse to be a highly intelligent person … Continue reading
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Because I’m either gifted or crazy.
I’m obsessed with finding out if I’m gifted. I mean, if it looks like a duck, it walks like a duck, it quacks like a duck, do I need a zoologist to prove to me it’s a duck? My older … Continue reading