- The term 'late bloomer' is used metaphorically to describe a child or adolescent who develops more slowly than others in their age group, but eventually catches up.
- In some cases the individual overtakes their peers.
- When used in the context of an adult, it refers to a talent or genius (in a particular field) which only appears later in life than normal.
- May be associated with deep thinking - with a tendency to making better decisions with fewer mistakes.
- Psychological style of 'Experimental Innovator' - people who go through “a lifetime of trial & error & thus do their important work much later in their careers.”
- Career Late Bloomer
- Educational Late Bloomer
- Social Late Bloomer
- Alfred Hitchcock
- André Kertész
- Auguste Rodin
- Charles Darwin
- Grandma Moses
- Mark Twain
- Sir Alexander Fleming
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