"Fallout." "Dragon Age." "Prince of Persia." Behind these otherworldly games are intricate, otherwordly soundtracks. And behind those soundtracks is Emmy Award-winning composer is Inon Zur.
Stories about geniuses seem to fascinate us. From “Rain Man” and “Temple Grandin” to “House” and “S-town,” people with extraordinarily high intelligence make for great characters.
But what is life really like if you’re profoundly gifted, with an IQ of at least 160? And what’s it like living among the rest of us?
In the first installment of our series of audience-requested discussions, we examine what it means to be profoundly gifted.
- Anya Kamenetz Education reporter for NPR and author of "The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed with Standardized Testing - But You Don't Have to Be"; @anya1anya
- Patricia Susan Jackson Founder and director, Daimon Institute for the Highly Gifted; @daimoninstitute
- Jonathan Plucker President-elect, National Association for Gifted Children; @jonathanplucker
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