Child Prodigies

This article first appeared on One in five million children is born a prodigy, meaning she or he will reach
That's not to say that there are no operatic "prodigies" in existence. Rosa Ponselle made her debut at the Met when she was
The two conditions share a genetic link that could one day inform better treatments for autism, one scientist says.
The younger cast seems like part of an unfortunate trend -- especially, but not exclusively in the dance world -- of emphasizing child celebrities.
It's almost as if he stepped out of a comic book
Note to parents of non-prodigies (so, most of you): No amount of flash cards, professional training or baby Einstein DVDs can make your kid a prodigy if the stuff isn't there, so don't try. It will just make both of you miserable.
Ruthsatz said she hopes further work will illuminate why the shared genetic variations benefit prodigies but cause dysfunction
The son of Chinese composer and conductor Ziliang and Korean pianist Rho Aera, this kid was born to play. Yu started on the
Biggie Smalls (Notorious B.I.G.) Slayer Bad Brains Ol Dirty Bastard The gifted second grader started honing his craft using
Moziah Bridges, Age 11 Cecilia Cassini, Age 14 Quietly but confidently, several teens and tweens over the past year have
From Kendrick Johnson to Renisha McBride, too many young black people made headlines this year in the United States for news
Rhema Marvanne's solo rendition of "O Holy Night" is heartbreakingly moving, and she was just seven years old when she recorded
Tomás started taking piano lessons at 5 years old. He admitted that it took a while for him to warm up to the instrument
Clarification: Language has been amended to indicate that "Gianni Schicchi" is the name of the opera from which the aria
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe beautiful piano performance by Derek Paravicini "In The Key Of Genius" would be impressive even if he wasn't challenged by blindness and autism. But curiously, that's not what struck me most about this young man.