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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Even if written 5 years ago, I think it still stands its ground and needs further spreading of the notion of genes evolving continuously all along a lifespan, also advocate continuous learning and stimulation through experiencing new places, things, foods, meeting people from less familiar backgrounds to enhance our own comprehension of life and its purpose on planet Earth! 

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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

User Review  - Janine - Goodreads

DISCLOSURE: I received this book through a First Reads giveaway. This book in a sentence: Work hard and you can achieve anything (within limits, of course) because you are not dictated entirely by ... Read full review

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