Navigator “Nonn” NHK Close-Up Today “The True Face of the Unknown Genius “Gifted
NHK Close-Up Today “The True Face of the Unknown Genius ‘Gifted'” (Japanese only)
Actress Nonn delves into the true faces of six “gifted” people who are not known to the public.
Gifted people, such as Einstein and Zuckerberg, are born with high intelligence (IQ of 130 or higher is a rough estimate). In Japan, it is said that there are about 2.5 million people who are gifted in language and art, and who are familiar with difficult mathematics while still in elementary school.
Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and others are also considered “gifted,” and in the U.S. and other countries, they receive state support for their education. In Japan, it has become clear that young gifted people are having “difficulty living. This may be the result of the adverse effects of standardized education.