September 1, 2014 – Leave a Comment

Taxonomy in the Pipeline, Part 3: Positive Feedback Loops

In her 1996 paper, The Rage to Master: The Decisive Role of Talent in the Visual Arts, Ellen Winner presents a concept she calls, well, the “rage to master.” The idea is that intellectually gifted children have a natural inclination to focus on a subject and immerse themselves in it until they reach mastery.

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