THE GENIUS IN ALL OF US: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

An empowering view of our possibilities for achievement, and a myth-busting approach to common ideas about the inheritance of brains and talent.Journalist Shenk (The Immortal Game: A History of Chess, 2006, etc.), who has a flair for explaining scientific subjects in everyday language, challenges the simple notion that genes determine whether or not a person is gifted. He divides the book into ... Read full review

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Great book.
This book can be summed up by the following sentence: Quit using genes as an excuse for failures,and try harder.

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April 2010
Excellent book.
I listened to it on audio, but bought the book as well to outline some specifics about practice and on parenting. It brings a more engaged proactive role into parenting and guiding your children to develop specific talents.

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phenomenal book....must read
for everyone interested in gaining more out of there daily lives
listened to the reviews,,went out and bought it,,,,
I have changed the way I look at everyday
activities and try to push myself beyond my limits
no matter what area I am working in or what I am working on...
Need a kick in the pants...this is it for reader enthusiasts
Go out get it, apply it, you'll never regret it
change the way you see yourself ...your destiny
everyone's future

Review: The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong

User Review  - Britta Jensen - Goodreads

Too much weight has been attributed to IQ for a long time (this is probably not new information for most who are academically inclined). However, Shenk's analysis, writing and research brings the idea ... Read full review

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