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ERIC Number: ED400663
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
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From Great Potential to Amazing Performance: Factors That Make a Difference. Abstracts of Selected Papers [from the] Annual Esther Katz Rosen Symposium on the Psychological Development of Gifted Children (6th, Lawrence, Kansas, September 20-21, 1996).
Kansas Univ., Lawrence.
Twenty-two abstracts of papers presented at a symposium on the psychological development of gifted children comprise this document. Abstracts typically include the title of the paper; the author's name, title, institutional affiliation, location, telephone number, and electronic mail address; and a summary of the paper ranging from a short paragraph to a full page in length. The papers cover the following topics: development of talents, technology, and interest-motivated learning; the lives of gifted adults; E. Gibson's human behavior hallmarks applied to gifted preschoolers; needs of gifted children; analysis of the childhoods of William James, Teddy Roosevelt, Rabindranath Tagore, and Jawaharlal Nehru; overlapping characteristics and differential diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; music in early childhood; a model of identity formation in the gifted individual; a longitudinal study of graduates of academically gifted and talented programs; the impact of the Kansas Regents Honors Academy on secondary schools; social influences on creative individuals; maternal scaffolding and the precocious emergence of symbolic play in infants; children selected for gifted programs through an alternative assessment procedure; the "Discover" curriculum model (authentic problem solving in multiple intelligences); following highly and exceptional gifted children through the early school years; in-progress studies of development in high-ability individuals; perceptions of competence and motivation of gifted children; intimacy, passion, and commitment as components of eminent achievement; the emergence of an artistic and creative identity; an intensive summer program for academically talented adolescents; a measure of flow experiences; and cognitive giftedness and ethical development. (DB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence.
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