Can prodigies be created with early specialization? Laszlo Polgar was an educational psychologist who believed they could. He experimented with his own children and the results were fascinating.
I was diagnosed with ADHD at 35 years old. I describe my experience, the testing and the disorder. I also speak with a student with ADHD and Dr Gail Saltz about medication.
Learn more about your ad-c...Show More
Ted Kaczynski had a higher IQ than Einstein and used the postal service to deliver handmade bombs to targets over the course of a 17 year long domestic terrorism campaign. It became the longest and mo...Show More
Synesthesia is a connection between senses. It could be the key to understanding brilliance. Most people are born with it, but in a few rare cases people have acquired it after a traumatic brain injur...Show More
Every human being shares a 99.9% identical DNA code. It's that .1% that makes us unique. We could see the influence of genetics before we unlocked it, but now that we've learned how to measure those d...Show More
Speedrunners are gamers that want to beat a game as fast as possible, but it isn’t just about speed. It’s about love. It’s about obsession... over all the ins and outs of a game, down to the very prog...Show More
Conversation with Alex Rivers, a professional busker and late bloomer trying to make a name for himself as a violinist. I also spoke with Noel Brown, an executive producer, podcast host and musician w...Show More
Joshua Bell debuted with the Philadelphia Orchestra at 14. Since then he's received a ton of awards and played with nearly every major orchestra in the world. His performance radiates emotion and ring...Show More