Personal experiences and character traits alone may not be enough to produce a prodigy. It takes a village
Outstanding creativity in all domains may stem from shared attributes and a common process of discovery
Ever rising IQ scores suggest that future generations will make us seem like dimwits in comparison
A new neuroscience of intelligence is revealing that not all brains work in the same way
A blow to the head can sometimes unmask hidden artistic or intellectual gifts. Might we all have hidden capacities that could be unleashed without brain injury?
Why smart people sometimes do dumb things
HINT: Don't tell your kids that they are. More than three decades of research shows that a focus on “process”—not on intelligence or ability—is key to success in school and in life
Scientists have concocted mental fitness regimens to strengthen weak thinking skills in students—in effect, making kids smarter
Some widely held ideas about the way children learn can lead educators and parents to adopt faulty teaching principles
A step-by-step guide to your next creative breakthrough
Renewing our commitment to gifted education is the key to a more innovative, productive and culturally rich society
Will a pill at breakfast improve concentration and memory—and will it do so without long-term detriment to your health?
New research reveals that animals interact in surprisingly sophisticated ways
How can you stay sharp into old age? It is not just a matter of winning the genetic lottery. What you do can make a difference
Some study techniques accelerate learning, whereas others are just a waste of time—but which ones are which? An unprecedented review maps out the best pathways to follow
“Genius” societies offer a social network for the top tier of test takers