Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Vaccine Status, Academic Acceleration, Knitting

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.

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