Developing Talent in Young People


The dramatic findings of a ground-breaking study of 120 immensely talented individuals reveal astonishing new information on developing talent in young people.
• The Nature of the Study and ...

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The dramatic findings of a ground-breaking study of 120 immensely talented individuals reveal astonishing new information on developing talent in young people.
• The Nature of the Study and Why It Was Done 
• Learning to Be a Concert Pianist 
• One Concert Pianist 
• The Development of Accomplished Sculptors 
• The Development of Olympic Swimmers 
• One Olympic Swimmer 
• Learning to Be a World-Class Tennis Player 
• The Development of Exceptional Research Mathematicians
• One Mathematician: “Hal Foster”
• Becoming an Outstanding Research Neurologist 
• Phases of Learning 
• Home Influences on Talent Development 
• A Long-Term Commitment to Learning
• Generalizations About Talent Development

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780345315090
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/28/1985
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 572
  • Sales rank: 693,134
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Nature of the Study and Why It Was Done 3
Music and Art
2 Learning to Be a Concert Pianist 19
3 One Concert Pianist 68
4 The Development of Accomplished Sculptors 90
5 The Development of Olympic Swimmers 139
6 One Olympic Swimmer 193
7 Learning to Be a World-Class Tennis Player 211
Mathematics and Science
8 The Development of Exceptional Research Mathematicians 270
9 One Mathematician: "Hal Foster" 332
10 Becoming an Outstanding Research Neurologist 348
Perspectives on Talent Development
11 Phases of Learning 409
12 Home Influences on Talent Development 439
13 A Long-Term Commitment to Learning 477
14 Generalizations About Talent Development 507
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