Born in Egypt, Karin has been shattering expectations since she was a baby, with her eyes set on space.
"At 18 months, he started picking up and reading books. He helped his younger brother learn to read. He’s in Year 3 now and does accelerated maths and science...”...
The selective school James Ruse Agricultural High in Sydney tops NSW every year for HSC results. But what happens when you don’t fit the mould?
Making the nurture versus nature debate even more complex, research has found that IQ is not fixed; instead it goes up and down during a person’s lifetime.
IQ testing is now an industry in itself, but is it fair to the creatively minded?
What’s going on here with these little human calculators? Plenty under the surface, it seems.
"Maybe it’s cruel as a mum, but I want him to experience [failure]." Jessica is right; failure is a vital life lesson.
James is a cheeky primary school-aged kid with a passion for solving Rubik’s cubes.
My hope for my daughters is to have a happy life and do what they want.
Like a round peg in a square hole, Eva was unable to cope with spending her school day with children who had a vastly different set of cognitive needs.
For mother Larnie, having two certified geniuses as children isn't a matter of luck.
Storybooks contain 50 per cent more rare words than prime time TV.
“I wasn’t one of the cool kids because I was seen as someone who was too into study.”
In Australia, around one third of Mensa’s members are children. Seven of them are aged under four.