28 min

#3: "Growing Up Prodigies: The Mid-Life Crisis" A Chat with Prof. Jeanne Bamberger Is it Recess Yet? Confessions of a Former Child Prodigy

In my interview with Professor Jeanne Bamberger, we discuss her article entitled “Growing Up Prodigies: The Mid-Life Crisis”; her experiences as a former child prodigy and the challenges she faced as she grew into adulthood; formal and figural thinking and how we learn and process music; how chamber music helped her cope with loneliness and isolation; and how parents and teachers can better guide gifted children.

In my interview with Professor Jeanne Bamberger, we discuss her article entitled “Growing Up Prodigies: The Mid-Life Crisis”; her experiences as a former child prodigy and the challenges she faced as she grew into adulthood; formal and figural thinking and how we learn and process music; how chamber music helped her cope with loneliness and isolation; and how parents and teachers can better guide gifted children.

28 min