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Encyclopedia > Sho Yano

Sho Timothy Yano (矢野 祥, born c. 1991, Portland, Oregon) is an American boy who reportedly scored over 200 on an I.Q. test. Yano's father, Katsura, is of Japanese descent and his mother, Kyung, is of Korean descent. Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Salem Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq. ... IQ tests are designed to give approximately normally distributed results, which causes a bell curve graph of IQ score frequency. ...

Yano reportedly played Chopin on the piano at age 3. He went to the Mirman School for the Gifted as a child. After scoring 1500 out of 1600 on the SAT at age 8, he entered Loyola University at age 9, graduating summa cum laude at age 12, and now attends the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago in the MSTP (Medical Scientist Training Program) program designed to earn a combined MD and PhD. According to him, he owes much of his success to his mother, who noticed his intellectual gifts at an early age and helped stimulate him through rigorous academic enrichment. She also homeschooled him through the 12th grade, saying she felt other students his age wouldn't be as interested in their studies. [1] Frédéric François Chopin as portrayed by Eugène Delacroix in 1838. ... The SAT (pronounced S-A-T) Reasoning Test, formerly called the Scholastic Aptitude Test and Scholastic Assessment Test, is a type of standardized test frequently used by colleges and universities in the United States to aid in the selection of incoming students. ... Loyola University Chicago is a private co-educational religious-affiliated university established in Chicago, Illinois in 1870 as Saint Ignatius College. ... Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an academic degree was earned. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The University of Chicago is a private university located principally in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. ... Medical Scientist Training Programs are highly selective combined M.D. and Ph. ... Doctor of Medicine (M.D., from the Latin Medicinæ Doctor) is an academic degree. ... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Thomas Edison attended compulsory school for only three months, after which he was taught at home by his mother and a tutor. ...


  • Yano only listens to classical music.
  • Sho's younger sister Sayuri (born 1996) also exhibits prodigious talents.
  • Yano doesn't like Harry Potter, and has said he finds J. K. Rowling's writing style "damaging to the mind." He does enjoy the best-selling "Tales of Redwall."

This article is about the Harry Potter series. ... Joanne Jo Rowling, OBE (born 31 July 1965[1]) is an English fiction writer who writes under the pen name of J. K. Rowling[2] (see below). ... Redwall is a series of fantasy novels by Brian Jacques, the first of which was released in 1986. ...

External links

  • Associated Press article
  • CBS article
  • Sho's coauthored research article, from BMC Evolutionary Biology

See also

  Results from FactBites:
Sho Yano - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (247 words)
Yano's father, Katsura, is of Japanese descent and his mother, Kyung, is of Korean descent.
Yano reportedly played Chopin on the piano at age 3.
Yano doesn't like Harry Potter, and has said he finds J.
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