PSEUDOGIFTEDNESS

An apparent skill in a child not associated with innate talent or ability, but from the child's mimicking others. The talent is apparent, but not real.

PSEUDOGIFTEDNESS: "The family was so proud of Jessica's apparent singing talent. However, she was merely copying an artist she had seen on television."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSEUDOGIFTEDNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pseudogiftedness/ (accessed May 18, 2021).
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