Le Livre des vrais surdou s

Titre : Le Livre des vrais surdou s
Auteur : Béatrice Millêtre
Éditeur : Éditions Payot
ISBN-13 : 9782228917889
Libération : 2017-04-12T00:00:00+02:00

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Si vous êtes surdoué, vous avez tout pour être heureux ! Vous êtes plus résilient que les autres, moins anxieux, plus mature et réfléchi, votre empathie est plus forte et vous vous adaptez mieux au changement. Contrairement à ce qu’on croit, la souffrance n’est pas un critère de précocité, mais le signe que, comme tout le monde, vous traversez des hauts et des bas... Trop d’idées fausses circulent sur les surdoués. Béatrice Millêtre remet les pendules à l’heure et explique tout ce qu’il faut savoir. S’appuyant sur les recherches les plus récentes et sur sa propre expérience, elle aborde concrètement tous les aspects du fonctionnement cérébral et de la vie quotidienne des surdoués, qu’ils soient enfants ou adultes, en amitié, en couple, en famille, à l’école, au bureau, et prouve qu’il est possible de conjuguer bonheur et différence !

A Confederacy of Dunces

Titre : A Confederacy of Dunces
Auteur : John Kennedy Toole
Éditeur : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 0802197620
Libération : 2007-12-01

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A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans' lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures" (Henry Kisor, Chicago Sun-Times).

The Baltimore Boys

Titre : The Baltimore Boys
Auteur : Joël Dicker
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9780857056894
Libération : 2017-05-18

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NOVEMBER 24, 2004 The day of the tragedy. The end of a brotherhood. The Baltimore Boys. The Goldman Gang. That was what they called Marcus Goldman and his cousins Woody and Hillel. Three brilliant young men with dazzling futures ahead of them, before their kingdom crumbled beneath the weight of lies, jealousy and betrayal. For years, Marcus has struggled with the burdens of his past, but now he must attempt to banish his demons and tell the true and astonishing story of the Baltimore Boys. The stunning new novel from the author of the global bestseller, The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair Translated from the French by Alison Anderson

Ender s Game

Titre : Ender s Game
Auteur : Orson Scott Card
Éditeur : Macmillan
ISBN-13 : 0765317389
Libération : 2006-10-31

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Child hero Ender Wiggin must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive.

Toi qu on dit surdou

Titre : Toi qu on dit surdou
Auteur : Claire Grand
Éditeur : Editions L'Harmattan
ISBN-13 : 9782296454750
Libération : 2011-02-01

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Aucun livre n'a été écrit et pensé pour l'enfant surdoué lui-même, accessible et facile à lire. Partant du constat que la parole libère et soulage l'enfant, qu'il est essentiel pour lui de savoir que son intelligence est formidable mais difficile à vivre au quotidien, cet ouvrage répond à un besoin : parler à l'enfant, l'informer et l'aider à comprendre qui il est, ce qu'il ressent. L'aider à vivre avec sa différence et l'accepter comme une chance. Pour qu'il se réconcilie avec lui-même et les autres.

The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children

Titre : The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children
Auteur : Maureen Neihart
Éditeur : Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 9781618214867
Libération : 2015-11-01

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The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children remains the only book that provides a comprehensive summary of the empirical research on the social and emotional development of gifted children by leading authorities in the field. It includes several features that make it the leading text on what we know about the social and emotional development of gifted children. For example, it summarizes the most significant findings from the empirical research on the topic. It also includes noteworthy variations that have been observed across cultural groups or global contexts. Each chapter also provides a short description of the practical applications that can be made from the research. This second edition includes an entirely new section on the psychosocial aspects of talent development, as well as addresses the burgeoning interest and research base regarding gifted performance. The text also includes several new topics that have emerged from the research in the past decade, such as the neuroscience of talent development and motivation for talent development. This book is a service publication of the National Association for Gifted Children.

Born On A Blue Day

Titre : Born On A Blue Day
Auteur : Daniel Tammet
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 141654819X
Libération : 2007-01-09

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A journey into one of the most fascinating minds alive today—guided by the owner himself. Bestselling author Daniel Tammet (Thinking in Numbers) is virtually unique among people who have severe autistic disorders in that he is capable of living a fully independent life and able to explain what is happening inside his head. He sees numbers as shapes, colors, and textures, and he can perform extraordinary calculations in his head. He can learn to speak new languages fluently, from scratch, in a week. In 2004, he memorized and recited more than 22,000 digits of pi, setting a record. He has savant syndrome, an extremely rare condition that gives him the most unimaginable mental powers, much like those portrayed by Dustin Hoffman in the film Rain Man. Fascinating and inspiring, Born on a Blue Day explores what it’s like to be special and gives us an insight into what makes us all human—our minds.

Journal d un jeune surdou

Titre : Journal d un jeune surdou
Auteur : Claire Grand
Éditeur : Editions L'Harmattan
ISBN-13 : 9782296498488
Libération : 2012-07-01

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Sam a 8 ans et demi. Il est surdoué, mais ne le sait pas encore. La rencontre avec un psychologue va tout changer. Il va comprendre qu'il est différent, mais sûrement pas moins bien que les autres, ni même fou ou anormal. Il nous fait partager cette découverte dans le journal intime qu'il commence à écrire, petit livre à l'usage des enfants comme des parents.

Lord of the Barnyard

Titre : Lord of the Barnyard
Auteur : Tristan Egolf
Éditeur : Grove Press
ISBN-13 : 0802136729
Libération : 2000

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A wildly hilarious and subversive view of Middle America begins in the last Ice Age, ends in today's Midwest, and includes dam disasters, bar brawls, factory rats, and the picaresque adventures of farmboy John Kaltenbrunner. A first novel. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Children Above 180 IQ Stanford Binet

Titre : Children Above 180 IQ Stanford Binet
Auteur : Leta Stetter Hollingworth
Éditeur : World Book Company
ISBN-13 :
Libération : 2015-01-06

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Example in this ebook This study is founded upon the work of Francis Galton, on the one hand, and of Albert Binet, on the other. It goes back to Galton's Hereditary Genius, read as a prescribed reference in the courses of Professor Edward L. Thorndike, in 1912; and to the publication in 1916 of Professor Lewis M. Terman's Stanford Revision of the Binet-Simon Scale for Measuring Intelligence. It comprises observations, measurements, and conversations covering a period of twenty-three years, during which acquaintanceships and friendships, every one of them delightful, have been formed and maintained with the twelve individuals who form the basis of the study. It was in November, 1916, shortly after taking appointment as instructor in educational psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, that I saw for the first time a child testing above 180 IQ (S-B). I was teaching a course in the psychology of mentally deficient children, and it seemed to me that my class should if possible observe under test conditions one bright child for the sake of contrast. Accordingly, I asked whether any teacher present could nominate a very intelligent pupil for demonstration. Miss Charlotte G. Garrison and Miss Agnes Burke, teachers in the Horace Mann School, Teachers College, New York City, thereupon nominated the child who is called E in this monograph. E was presented at the next meeting of the class. It required two full classroom periods to test this child to the limits of the Stanford-Binet Scale, which had just then been published. E exhausted the scale without being fully measured by it, achieving an IQ of at least 187. He was on that date 8 years 4 months old. This IQ of at least 187 placed E in Galton's Class X of able persons; i.e., more than six "grades" removed from mediocrity. Taking 1 PE#dis# as one "grade," it placed him at least plus 11 PE from the norm; for 1 PE (Probable Error) equals 8 IQ, according to Terman's original distribution of 905 school children. This appeared as sufficiently striking to warrant permanent recording, since it would rate E as one in a million for statistical frequency, assuming "zeal and power of working" to be also abundantly present. I did not at that time have any expert knowledge of highly intelligent children. I had been working for some years in the hospitals of New York City with persons presented for commitment to reformatories, prisons, and institutions for mental defectives. I had tested thousands of incompetent persons, a majority of them children, with Goddard's Revision of the Binet-Simon Scale, scarcely ever finding anyone with an IQ rating as high as 100. This thoroughgoing experience of the negative aspects of intelligence rendered the performance of E even more impressive to me than it would otherwise have been. I perceived the clear and flawless working of his mind against a contrasting background of thousands of dull and foolish minds. It was an unforgettable observation. To be continue in this ebook