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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-25-08 10:23 PM
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4. Here's a fact:
The intellectually gifted population often has trouble socially and psychologically.

I'm a teacher. I took extra certification in gifted ed from UCSD, which included a semester of going through case studies and statistics.

Intellectually "gifted" individuals often suffer from asynchronous development: intellectually advanced, socially/emotionally behind the curve. That, plus the plain fact that they don't fit well socially with people that can't relate to the way they think, put them at risk for lifelong social/emotional problems.

Just as you describe.

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  -Does Loner=High IQ? MilesColtrane  Sep-07-07 08:53 AM   #0 
  - Feel bad no one has answered your poll  supernova   Sep-08-07 03:01 PM   #1 
  - 147 here.  Jamastiene   Apr-17-08 10:36 AM   #2 
  - Here's a fact:  LWolf   May-25-08 10:23 PM   #4 
  - Non-actively-participating Mensa member here... (n/t)  mak3cats   Apr-17-08 11:38 AM   #3 
  - 132  LWolf   May-25-08 10:24 PM   #5 
  - Is that Jello Biafra?  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-15-08 01:24 PM   #12 
  - Wow...  smoochy   May-27-08 10:30 PM   #6 
  - It's over 160, and I am a loner, and an obnoxious prick (sometimes)  DainBramaged   May-28-08 05:24 PM   #7 
  - Well it's certainly not equals.  bemildred   Jun-01-08 10:09 PM   #8 
  - Probably.  Karl_Bonner_1982   Jul-21-08 12:08 AM   #9 
  - Very well put.  bemildred   Jul-29-08 04:00 PM   #10 
  - My IQ is 149  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-14-08 02:30 PM   #11 
  - If I wasn't afflicted with ADD, it probably WOULD be over 140...  HypnoToad   Nov-22-08 03:06 PM   #13 
  - My results have always varied from 136 to 141 depending on the exact test.  Gentle Giant   Nov-22-08 03:22 PM   #14 

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