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Professor Emeritus Douglas Detterman talks about what researchers don’t know about gifted children

How to raise a genius: lessons from a 45-year study of super-smart children

Nature: Douglas Detterman, the Louis D. Beaumont University Professor Emeritus, talked what researchers still don’t know about gifted children. “We don’t know why, even at the high end, some people will do well and others won’t,” he said. “Intelligence won’t account for all the differences between people; motivation, personality factors, how hard you work and other things are important.”