Genius, Eminence, and Giftedness

  title={Genius, Eminence, and Giftedness},
  author={Janet E. Davidson},
Genius, eminence, and giftedness involve exceptional abilities valued by members of a society. However, these abilities differ in the average age of their identification and the degree of impact they have on a particular discipline. Giftedness typically is recognized in an individual's childhood achievements, while genius and eminence tend to be adult phenomena requiring major creative breakthroughs or distinction in one's field of interest. After presenting the historical context that… CONTINUE READING

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