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The information I've seen all shows that intellectual curiosity isn't something you develop. It's something all children are born with. The problem is more accurately phrased as how can you keep from unintentionally squelching that innate curiosity. Mostly that involves not making learning a "chore," giving a child intellectual freedom to explore the ...


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I don't have any real 'evidence' for this, but my nephew used to do the same thing. When he was being potty trained, he would go hide in a corner and poop his pants instead of in the toilet, which baffled us completely. He used to hide when wearing a diaper too. One day though, he walked in on his grandma in the bathroom and asked what she was doing, so she ...


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First off, while I certainly don't suggest giving up on training this ability, it's worth considering that this may simply be how his brain works to some extent. That means tailoring his education to accommodate. For example, if he memorizes words rather than figuring out how to sound them out, that's fine: have him read a dictionary, or give him an iPod ...



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