Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1480 , Segment 3
Episode: Vaccine Status, Academic Acceleration, Knitting
- Nov 30, 2020 9:00 pm
- 16:38 mins
Guest: David Lubinski, Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University If a child is really smart and learns quickly, they could take advanced classes, skip a grade, and/or graduate early. But should they? There’s been a lot of question if academic acceleration like that could have negative psychological effects on the student. So a research team followed some people for more than 35 years and found no evidence of harm from moving ahead in school.