Ann Hulbert is an editor and an author. She is currently the literary editor at The Atlantic. Before coming to The Atlantic, Hulbert was the literary editor of Slate magazine. Hulbert's books include "Raising America: Experts, Parents, and a Century of Advice About Children," and "The Interior Castle: The Art and Life of Jean Stafford." Hubert's articles and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, and The Atlantic. Hubert is a graduate of Harvard and spent a year at Cambridge University..
My guest this week is an expert in the field of the psychology of child prodigies. In her latest book, Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies, Ann investigates the story of gifted children including Bobby Fischer, Shirley Temple, Barbara Follett, and Henry Cowell, all of whom had achieved phenomenally by the time they reached puberty. In this wide-ranging interview, we cover much of her book has to offer. Get full show notes and more information here: https://bit.ly/2FQpf0I
Off the Charts Author Ann Hulbert writes about child prodigies and the possibility of teaching a child to become a prodigy. She describes the lifestyles child prodigies like Bill Gates lead later in life. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3469492/3469492_2018-02-20-163532.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3759.mp3
Off the Charts Author Ann Hulbert writes about child prodigies and the possibility of teaching a child to become a prodigy. She describes the lifestyles child prodigies like Bill Gates lead later in life. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3469492/3469492_2018-02-20-163532.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3759.mp3
Off the Charts Author Ann Hulbert writes about child prodigies and the possibility of teaching a child to become a prodigy. She describes the lifestyles child prodigies like Bill Gates lead later in life. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3469492/3469492_2018-02-20-163532.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3759.mp3
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Birthdate
Jun 6th, 1956
Location
Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States of America
Episode Count
11
Podcast Count
8
Total Airtime
5 hours, 49 minutes