Friday, November 30, 2007

The Secret To Raising Smart Kids

If you are a parent, this Scientific American article is probably one of the most important ones you will read about how to raise your children.

The article summarizes how parents might unintentionally harm their kids by praising them the wrong way.

It seems that tenacity is generally more important than talents. The willingness to learn and fail is necessary for people to develop. In my personal experience of meeting many genuine mathematical and scientific geniuses, this is generally true.

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