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date: 17 February 2019

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This article begins with discussions of theories of exceptional achievement developed by Renzulli, Mönks, and Gagné. Next, it considers the prevalence of exceptional achievement in the population; neuropsychological aspects of exceptional achievement; and the stages of talent development. The article then presents a case study of a young pianist, and concludes with suggestions for parents and teachers for identifying and supporting prodigies.

Keywords: child prodigies, musical prodigy, gifted children, exceptional achievement, pianist

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