Exploring Giftedness: Is a Child Prodigy Born or Made?

It’s mostly genetics, but privilege plays a big part in the making of a prodigy.

written by
Pallavi Prasad
Feb 5, 2020
child prodigy
Caesar Sant, now 11, was playing the violin exceptionally by 4, and continues to awe, despite suffering from sickle cell anemia. (Image Credit: National Geographic)
AuthorPallavi Prasad

Pallavi Prasad is The Swaddle's Features Editor. When she isn't fighting for gender justice and being righteous, you can find her dabbling in street and sports photography, reading philosophy, drowning in green tea, and procrastinating on doing the dishes.