The Uncommonly Bright Child

  • Halbert B. Robinson
Part of the Genesis of Behavior book series (GOBE, volume 3)


Most of the attention of professionals who deal with children has been directed toward those with problems, ranging from mild to severe. When we speak of children who deviate significantly from the average and are thus uncommon in some way or another, we almost always refer to those whose behaviors we want to “normalize,” to change for the better. Having been involved in programs of remediation, I have some familiarity with the values and rewards as well as the discouraging aspects of such efforts.


Intelligence Test Ford Foundation Gifted Child Exceptional Child Extraordinary Ability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Halbert B. Robinson
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  1. 1.Child Development Research Group, Department of PsychologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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