PSEUDOPRODIGY By N., Sam M.S. - 2 A subject who attains an exceptionally high level of competence in a particular art or field at an early age. The success is due to overtraining than to any innate ability. PSEUDOPRODIGY: "Aaron was a pseudo prodigy in clarinet." Related Psychology Terms ESTHETICS SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CHILD PSYCHIATRY LEVEL OF ASPIRATION CREATIVITY TESTS APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) FIGURE-DRAWING TEST A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PSEUDOPRODIGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pseudoprodigy/ (accessed June 29, 2022).