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Learn the signs of a child's intelligence

 Some children have personal differences that distinguish them from their peers of the same age, and increase their ability to acquire new skills, in addition to the speed of learning and being familiar with the external environment, some parents believe that their children do not have sufficient intelligence, but every child has signs of intelligence that distinguish him from others. In young children's minds there are 1000 trillion synaptic points more than twice the number in adults, and this has been confirmed by research and studies. Since children are smarter than parents expect, unless there is an obstacle that delays the development of the child's intelligence, such as neurological diseases that affect the centers of perception, comprehension and speech in children.

Signs of an intelligent infant:

 Advanced language skills:

 The child begins to speak when he reaches the age of 12 months, and at the age of 18 months his words become clearer, and during this stage, specifically at the age of 14 months, some children show more interest than others in language and books while one of the parents reads a bedtime story, and some of them may start forming short sentences Or, understanding some orders issued by parents, such as saying "Bring your game," and these signs indicate that the child has a high degree of intelligence, and this is not limited to the mother tongue, but smart children possess a high ability to acquire several languages ​​at this early age without much effort In their education, and this contributes to building their mental capabilities better.

 Memory power:

As it is considered one of the signs that the child has an exceptional talent, which is his possession of a strong memory, and his ability to remember small details and information that passed on to him; Such as the places he visited before, the names of people, and the places of things in particular, where the smart child can remember things and relate them to each other; Like remembering where he put his game in detail.

 Intensity of alertness:

Where most children spend their time staring and observing the events and people around them, and children who have exceptional talent produce some behaviors that indicate a high level of awareness; Such as communicating visually with the person carrying him or talking to him for a long time, paying attention to the sudden sounds and movements around him, or the child may rush to embrace a parent or wipe their tears if he feels sad or crying.

Avoid noise and gatherings:

Where normal children prefer the company of others and hate loneliness, unlike gifted children, they avoid noise and gatherings in which there are a large number of children, but rather enjoy spending their time alone or with one or two friends, and they tend to spend time with those who are older; Because this makes them feel challenged and emotionally and mentally stimulated, they enjoy playing, coloring and solving puzzles effortlessly, and they tend to isolate more than other children.

Fewer hours of sleep:

Smart children need fewer hours of sleep than normal children. This is because they have a large motor energy, so their brains stay active for a longer time. Therefore, they take longer to feel sleepy, and yet the low levels of sleep do not affect their daily activities, as they are always alert and very sensitive to external influences.

Increase in height and weight:

As many studies conducted on newborns have shown that children of higher weights possess more cognitive skills than those of less weight, and experts attribute the reason for this to the proper nutrition of the child during pregnancy, and high weight is closely related to a high level of intelligence throughout life. And some studies have reported that the more tall a child, the greater his chance of getting better results on cognitive tests or winning competitions than other children of short stature.

Problem Solving Skill:

Where some smart children surprise their parents with their ability to find solutions to problems, and these solutions are often innovative and unusual, accompanied by a strong determination of the child to solve the problem facing him without giving up, and they also have the ability to reach a solution in a faster time than their peers.

High concentration:

Where normal children are very sensitive to the environment and the sounds around them, they cannot focus on one thing for more than 15 minutes, unlike smart children who can focus on a task for long periods while they are only at the age of 6 months, and with the age of 11 months they can Matching colors and shapes easily while reading the graphic stories, and the child can spend an entire hour listening to a parent's reading of the story or playing with the wooden boards without distraction, [3] and this helps them to develop a skill in a short time.