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The amazing life of Albert Einstein, an underestimated genius whose childhood nickname was 'the dopey one'

The amazing life of Albert Einstein, an underestimated genius whose childhood nickname was "the dopey one."

young einstein must have had quite the imagination. a woman asked albert einstein what kind of reading her son should do to prepare to be a scientist. to her surprise, the scientist recommended: 'fairy tales and more fairy tales - the creative imagination is the essential element of a true scientist, and fairy tales are the childhood stimulus to this quality.'

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Albert Einstein reportedly said, 'I have no special talents, I am only passionately curious.' Or, as Keyzurbur Alas puts it, 'intelligent people let themselves become fascinated by things others take for granted.' Research published in 2016 suggests that there's a link between childhood intelligence and openness to experience — which encompasses intellectual curiosity — in adulthood. Scientists followed thousands of people born in the UK for 50 years and learned that 11-year-olds who'd…

On a Beam of Light by Jennifer Berne. This is a whimsical look at the life of Albert Einstein. As a boy Albert seems to have delays, experienced social isolation, and discovered questioning. This progression through his life from childhood to adulthood shows how this genius was just a man with an extraordinary gift of questioning and learning.

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Earliest known photograph of Albert Einstein. Credit line: Hebrew University of Jerusalem Albert Einstein Archives, courtesy AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives. Description:

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After his death in 1955, Einstein was cremated but his brain was removed and preserved by Dr. Thomas Stoltz Harvey for research to better understand what made him a genius.

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from TIME.com

20 Things You Need to Know About Einstein

Einstein was slow in learning how to speak. His parents even consulted a doctor. He also had a cheeky rebelliousness toward authority, which led one headmaster to expel him and another to amuse history by saying that he would never amount to much. But these traits helped make him a genius. (A childhood portrait ot Albert Einstein and his sister, Maja. HULTON ARCHIVE/GETTY)

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