Nature's Gambit: Child Prodigies and the Development of Human Potential

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INDEX
Aaron, Daniel (pseudonym), 25, 131, 132, 134-48, 233
Abas, Elisha, 188-89
Abstract Expressionism, 80
Accessibility of domains, 78-79, 87
Adams, John, 174
Adolescence, 235-42, 244-48; alienation in, 151; mentorship in, 81; motivation in, 165; parent-child relationships in, 153-54
Alexander the Great, 114
Alienation: creativity and, 62; feelings of, 150-51
Allaby, Michael, 255n3
Amabile, Theresa M., 257n3
Apprenticeship, 81-82
Aristotle, 114
Artistic prodigies, see Visual arts prodigies
Ashford, Daisy, 16, 59, 253n1, 257n2
Aspen Music Festival, 237
Assessment techniques, 223-27
Astrology, 190
Attractiveness of domains, 78-79
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 82, 178
Bach family, 178, 189
Baldwin, James Mark, 249, 257n6
Bamberger, Jeanne, 165, 236, 249, 255n8, 257n3, 258n6
Bardo, the, 7
Barlow, Fred, 251n4
Baumgarten, Franziska, 149, 254n9, 255n1
Beatles, the, 60, 61
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 130
Behan, Peter, 256n4
Behavior, Skinner's view of, 213
Bell, Alexander Graham, 180-81
Bell, E. T., 252n6
Benjamin, Joel, 235-36, 246
Bensusan, Richard, 139-43
Beth Israel Hospital (Boston), 253n3
Bidder, George Parker, 251n4
Bidder, George Parker, Jr., 251n4
Biological evolution, xi, 14, 207; diversity and, 210
Birth order, 156-57
Blank, Joseph P., 254n5, n6
Bloom, Benjamin, 124, 253n4, 254n1
Bolen, Jean Shinoda, 251n8, 256n1
Boston Symphony, 103
Boston University Music School, 131; Young Musicians program of, 138‐ 40, 142
Brown, Roger, 214, 257n8
Bruner, Jerome S., 256n6, 257n10
Buddhism, 8
Calculating prodigies, 5, 251n4
Cambridge University, 81
Canadian Broadcasting Company, 254n5
Capra, Fritjof, 256n1
Cartography, 85, 89
Casals, Pablo, 166
Chance, 181-84
Chapman, Mark David, 60
Chase, William, 251n6
Chess prodigies, 3, 4, 7, 16, 19; accessibility and, 87; age of, 91; cultural milieu and, 14, 173; domain of, 59, 60; families of, 92, 94,95,121; female, 23;

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