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ERIC Number: ED443235
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Miller, Phyllis, Ed.
Mensa Research Journal, n41 Win 1998-1999
This issue of a research journal on gifted education explores the concept of intelligence and giftedness, talent development, gifted education, and educational research. Specific articles include: (1) "Spearman Revisited: Contemporary Views of g" (Milton Dehn); (2) "Exceptionally High Intelligence and Schooling" (Ellen Winner), which argues for raising standards for all children and providing advanced classes in the specific domain of advanced ability for gifted children; (3) "Review of Ellen Winner, 'Gifted Children: Myths and Realities'" (Nancy Robinson); (4) "Psychological Aspects of Giftedness" (Camilia Persson Benbow); (5) "Programs for the Gifted Few or Talent Development for the Many?" (John Feldhusen), which discusses the need for students at all ages and grade levels to be provided with challenging and appropriate instruction; (6) "Barriers to Research in Gifted Education" (Dewey G. Cornell), which examines psychological and methodological barriers to more effective research on high ability children and provides positive and negative examples to illustrate some of the pitfalls researchers face in the field; and (7) "Bibliography of Recent Books on Creativity and Problem Solving" (Susan M. Stievater), which contains a list of 90 references. (Articles include references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Cluster Grouping, Creativity, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Problem Solving, Psychological Characteristics, Talent Development
Mensa Research Journal, 1229 Corporate Drive West, Arlington, TX 76006-6103.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Mensa Education and Research Foundation, Arlington, TX.
Note: Theme issue. Published three times a year.