ERIC Number: ED386906
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
The Emotional Price of Excellence. Abstracts of Selected Papers [from] The Annual Esther Katz Rosen Symposium on the Psychological Development of Gifted Children (5th, Lawrence, Kansas, September 8-9, 1995).
Kansas Univ., Lawrence.
This monograph presents 29 abstracts on the emotional price of excellence in the psychological development of gifted children. Sample topics include: self-as-learner schemas, the impact of academic pressure on Japanese students, multicultural counseling practices for gifted minorities, coping strategies of gifted adolescents, suicide among gifted students, early language enrichment, gifted adolescent girls, psychological intensities in young gifted children, recruitment and retention of minority students in gifted education, meta-attention control, social support for science-talented rural girls, self-actualization as a model for educational excellence, factors undermining self-concept and persistence, supersensitivity and excellence, the relationship between mental illness and giftedness, effects of a summer honors academy on bright high school students' self-concept, the emotional price of overlapping syndromes, at-risk gifted young adults: a longitudinal study in progress, the Pyryt Mendaglio Self-Perception Survey, academic acceleration, development of artistic identity, rechanneling misdirected gifted energy, parental expectations: precursors for societal competence and leadership capacities, and loss of empathy as an emotional price of cognitive excellence. (DB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Coping, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Emotional Disturbances, Emotional Problems, Gifted, Personality Traits, Psychological Characteristics, Self Concept, Student Development, Talent
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence.