Rated PG – Profoundly Gifted

Stories about geniuses seem to fascinate us. From “Rain Man” and “Temple Grandin” to “House” and “S-town,” people with extraordinarily high intelligence make for great characters. But what is life really like if you’re profoundly gifted, with an IQ of at least 160? And what’s it like living among the rest of us? In the…

Why are so many gifted children also highly sensitive?

It’s a scientific fact that 20% of the population is born with a gene that allows them to “process sensory data much more deeply and thoroughly” than other people do. We also know that a common thread that runs among gifted people is their ability to understand the world more deeply and thoroughly than others,…