Those kinds of mixed reactions [in the title] are not so unusual for exceptional, gifted and talented children and adults.
“I got that whole precocious thing [as a child]. I had no reason to doubt my own abilities or not share my opinion. The adults were offended, and the kids were resentful. I was persona non grata in both camps for quite a while.”
The image is Lane on a 1979 Time mag. cover: “Hollywood Whiz Kids.”
Article continued on the High Ability site: Growing up exceptional: ‘Some thought I had rare insight, others thought I was crazy.’
Many gifted and talented people are drawn to arts and entertainment – Read about more multitalented creators like Jessica Lange, Gordon Parks, Julia Cameron, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jane Seymour, Natalie Portman, James Franco, Mayim Bialik, Jeff Bridges, Viggo Mortensen, David Lynch and others in article: Multitalented Creative People [an excerpt from my main book].
Article publié pour la première fois le 20/09/2014