Genie is one of the closest cases to investigate "the Forbidden Experiment." Genie is the pseudonym for a feral child who spent the first thirteen years of her life locked inside a bedroom strapped to a chair. She was a victim of one of the most severe cases of social isolation ever documented. Genie was discovered by Los Angeles authorities on November 4, 1970. After, she was never able to grasp language or the concept of grammar, generating evidence for the 'critical period' theory.

Genie is one of the closest cases to investigate "the Forbidden Experiment." Genie is the pseudonym for a feral child who spent the first thirteen years of her life locked inside a bedroom strapped to a chair. She was a victim of one of the most severe cases of social isolation ever documented. Genie was discovered by Los Angeles authorities on November 4, 1970. After, she was never able to grasp language or the concept of grammar, generating evidence for the 'critical period' theory.

Genie is the pseudonym for a feral child who spent nearly all of the first thirteen years of her life locked inside a bedroom strapped to a potty chair. She was a victim of one of the most severe cases of social isolation ever documented. Genie was discovered by Los Angeles authorities on November 4, 1970.

Genie is the pseudonym for a feral child who spent nearly all of the first thirteen years of her life locked inside a bedroom strapped to a potty chair. She was a victim of one of the most severe cases of social isolation ever documented. Genie was discovered by Los Angeles authorities on November 4, 1970.

Genie was locked in her bedroom by her father, because he thought she was mentally retarded. He beat her every time she vocalized. She was discovered when her mother ran away from her him and took Genie with her. Scientists tried to make her speak and teach her sign language and were slightly succesful in doing so. After that she was placed in several foster homes, where she was abused physically and emotionally. She never spoke again.

Genie was locked in her bedroom by her father, because he thought she was mentally retarded. He beat her every time she vocalized. She was discovered when her mother ran away from her him and took Genie with her. Scientists tried to make her speak and teach her sign language and were slightly succesful in doing so. After that she was placed in several foster homes, where she was abused physically and emotionally. She never spoke again.

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