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

  title={How to raise a genius: lessons from a 45-year study of super-smart children},
  author={Tom Clynes},
  • Tom Clynes
  • Published 8 September 2016
  • Education
  • Nature
On a summer day in 1968, professor Julian Stanley met a brilliant but bored 12-year-old named Joseph Bates. The Baltimore student was so far ahead of his classmates in mathematics that his parents had arranged for him to take a computer-science course at Johns Hopkins University, where Stanley taught. Even that wasn't enough. Having leapfrogged ahead of the adults in the class, the child kept himself busy by teaching the FORTRAN programming language to graduate students. 
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