ERIC Number: ED386904
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Relating Life-Span Research to the Development of Gifted and Talented Children. Abstracts of Selected Papers [from] The Annual Esther Katz Rosen Symposium on the Psychological Development of Gifted Children (3rd, Lawrence, Kansas, February 19-20, 1993).
Kansas Univ., Lawrence.
This monograph presents abstracts of 29 papers that relate life-span research to the development of gifted and talented children. Sample topics include: attitudes about rural schools and programs for the gifted; social competence, self-esteem, and parent-child time and interaction in an advantaged subculture; helping families of gifted children interact with schools; determinants of underachievement among gifted and nongifted black students; differentiated assessment of self-concept: understanding the diversity and growth of talent in creative domains; the long-term development of giftedness and high competencies in children enriched in language during infancy; the power gamesmanship tactics of emotionally disturbed gifted children: four case studies; development of giftedness among siblings: a case study; performance-based versus standardized assessment of young gifted children; the Hollingworth longitudinal study; studies of giftedness in a third world setting; comparison of narrative language abilities in gifted/learning disabled and high-achieving gifted students; the Simon's Rock early college program; religious development of gifted individuals; early mentor relationships in the lives of eminent and creative adults; families of the gifted; social giftedness; early influences in the development of artistic talent; implications for females of male conceptions of abilities; second language learning and gifted children; and verbal giftedness and the development of relativistic thinking. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence.