The Problem of Complex Thinking

Complex thinkers know they are cursed as well as blessed. The ability to get lost in your own head is not an advantage if you must focus on what the teacher is saying.

But do gifted children know this about themselves? Often not, and the danger of academic failure may become a reality before parents and teachers decipher the puzzling combination of “since she’s obviously bright, why is she so often slow?”


About Rebecca Hein

Author of A Case Of Brilliance, her memoir of her discovery that her two children are profoundly gifted
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