Psychology Today: Reframing IQ

Self-Reg for parents, photo of man and son sitting on the grass together

If Self-Reg teaches us anything, it is that it is next to impossible to ever be certain about a child’s intellectual potential: even when this might seem to be set in stone. Children are forever surprising us, and for that matter, themselves. And the whole point of looking at IQ through the lens of Self-Reg is to figure out how we can facilitate these sorts of wonderful “surprises.”

Read the full article on Psychology Today here.

Dr. Stuart Shanker is a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Psychology from York University and the Founder & Visionary of The MEHRIT Centre, Ltd. Stuart has served as an advisor on early child development to government organizations across Canada and the US, and in countries around the world. Dr. Shanker also blogs for Psychology Today