Child prodigy

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In genius studies, child prodigy (CR:85) (LH:2) (TL:87) refers to a child that is accelerated mentally, compared to other children, or is prodigious in certain talents, and or has the seeming potential to become a genius as an adult.


The following are related quotes:

“For every child prodigy that you know about, at least 50 potential ones have burned out[1] before you even heard about them.”
— Itzhak Perlman (1996), “Q&A on David Helfgott, amid film release of film Shine”, Dec 1 [2]

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See also


  1. Burned out – Hmolpedia 2020.
  2. Perlman, Itzhak. (1996). “Itzhak Perlman Discusses Child Prodigies and Handicaps” (Ѻ), New York Time, Dec 1.

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