My Brilliant Brain: Make Me a Genius

My Brilliant Brain: Make Me a Genius

In part 3 of My Brilliant Brain, the documentary features Hungarian-born Chess Grandmaster Susan Polgar – the first woman to break the gender barrier in a formerly male-dominated game. At the age of 4, Susan was an ordinary child with no remarkable genius abilities....
My Brilliant Brain: Accidental Genius

My Brilliant Brain: Accidental Genius

Accidental Genius In part 2 of My Brilliant Brain, the documentary features two “accidental geniuses”: George Widener – a prodigious savant with amazing skills in calendar calculating and art; and Tommy McHugh – the victim of a stroke who recovered and discovered his...
My Brilliant Brain: Born Genius

My Brilliant Brain: Born Genius

In a bid to understand more about giftedness, brain development, the role of nature and nurture, I bought the documentary from National Geographic: My Brilliant Brain – Unlocking Some of the Brain’s Biggest Mysteries. The DVD set comes with two DVDs: My Brilliant...
Educating Children for an Unknown Future

Educating Children for an Unknown Future

by Dr Shen Li Lee There is a really interesting article I read recently by Mitchel Resnick promoting the idea that education should be one Lifelong Kindergarten. The logic for his argument goes like this…   Education Must Change to Prepare Children for an...
The Sum of Success: IQ + Creativity + Practical Intelligence

The Sum of Success: IQ + Creativity + Practical Intelligence

by Dr Shen Li Lee In Brain Rules for Baby, John Medina quoted The Journal of Happiness Studies which stated that “People who make more than $5 million a year are not appreciably happier than those who make $100,000 a year”. “Money only increases happiness only when it...