In 1948, LIFE magazine visited a “genius school” in New York – a public school that was the nation’s first and only institution devoted entirely to teaching children with exorbitant IQs. Above: Sandy, 7, lecturing the hobbyist science club on the behavior of neutrons in uranium.
And yet modern science has indicated that there’s more to genius than IQ.
Complement with the brief and fascinating history of “genius.”
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