ERIC Number: EJ583759
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Psychological Essence of the Child Prodigy Phenomenon: Sensitive Periods and Cognitive Experience.
Shavinina, Larisa V.
Gifted Child Quarterly, v43 n1 p25-38 Win 1999
Examination of the child prodigy phenomenon suggests it is a result of extremely accelerated mental development during sensitive periods that leads to the rapid growth of a child's cognitive resources and their construction into specific exceptional achievements. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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