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Toddlers who can draw at four 'are more likely to grow up to be clever'

Toddlers who can draw at four 'are more likely to grow up to be clever' | Preschool | Scoop.it
We’ve all heard a doting parent pronounce that their toddler’s latest scribbling, proudly displayed on the fridge, is evidence of a nascent genius. Perhaps surprisingly, there may be a shred of truth to the claim.
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The earlier a child learns to express his creativity the sooner  he will master his communication skills too.

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Clever children : Schools struggle with talented children- swissinfo

Clever children : Schools struggle with talented children- swissinfo | Preschool | Scoop.it
Geniuses, prodigies, chips (children of high intellectual potential) – whatever you call them, schools often fail to respond to their needs. Also in Switzerland there is no unified approach to dealing with precocious progeny.
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Intelligence: which is more important — nature or nurture, genetics or environment?

Intelligence: which is more important — nature or nurture, genetics or environment? | Preschool | Scoop.it

"New findings now suggest that half of all differences in intelligence between people appear rooted in the collective influence of many tiny genetic variations. That leaves plenty of influence open to other factors, however..."

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Your IQ Doesn't Matter & Other Lessons About Creativity From Children

Your IQ Doesn't Matter & Other Lessons About Creativity From Children | Preschool | Scoop.it
After studying how children best succeed, author and journalist Paul Tough determined the character traits that most often lead to happy adult lives.
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Why Kids With High IQs Are More Likely to Take Drugs

Why Kids With High IQs Are More Likely to Take Drugs | Preschool | Scoop.it
People with high IQs are more likely to smoke marijuana and take other illegal drugs, compared with those who score lower on intelligence tests, according to a new study from the U.K.
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