Prodigy
Prodigy

The Polgar Sisters

38:50 | Dec 3rd, 2020

5 recommendations

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. Lear...Show More


Recommendations

phocks recommended:Feb 17th

I've been thinking about when to start teaching my 2 year old daughter to play chess. Seems like the answer is: when she turns 3!

I thought this episode was:

🤓 Insightful
🧐 Intriguing

mmFeb 17th

@phocks Let us know if she becomes a Polgar ;)

lowell recommended:Feb 6th

Took forever to make this first episode. Hope you enjoy!

I thought this episode was:

🕵️‍ Well-researched

mmFeb 8th

@lowell I loved the episode and I love the series! Have been learning everything about giftedness and just watched Queen's Gambit so your pod was timely. Thanks so much for creating this!

lowellFeb 8th

@mm @mm Thank you! Enjoying the app. Was recommended to me by a listener.

graciew1125 recommended:Jan 31st

I thought this episode was:

🥜 Nuts
😲 Fascinating
🤓 Insightful
😲 Shocking
🤔 Thought-provoking

mm recommended:Jan 12th

Are prodigies born or made? A very interesting in depth look at the Polgar sisters who dominated chess (and still do!).

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
🤓 Insightful
🧐 Intriguing
🕵️‍ Well-researched

lesly recommended:Jan 14th

Psychologist/professor applies his own theories of child prodigies with his own daughters who end up becoming chess masters! Fascinating episode!

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
💡 Educational
🧐 Intriguing
💯 A must listen
🤔 Thought-provoking
🤯 Unbeliveable
👍 Well-produced
📝 Well-written
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