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ERIC Number: EJ1149075
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1533-2276
De-Mystifying Giftedness: An Overdue Perspective
Campbell, R. J.; Smith, L. Mazzoli
Gifted and Talented International, v27 n2 p27-31 2012
Campbell and Mazzoli Smith state that it is rare to find two articles, linked, as they are by concerns with both giftedness and the limits of objectivity, so different in style, in degree of cognitive challenge, and in extent of tentativeness, as those by Professor Freeman and Professor Persson in the two issues of "Gifted and Talented International." They are so different that any attempt at direct comparison between them is not to be essayed. Nonetheless, there are points where they connect and those where they disconnect, and the purpose of this article is to respond to the arguments and ideas in each. These responses are limited to the issues raised in the papers, and do not aim to address well known conceptual issues (e.g. the difference between intelligence and giftedness, or the differences between giftedness, talent and creativity) or to offer a comprehensive review of the field. This article addresses the analysis in Professor Freeman's article (Freeman, 2012). [This article is a response to Joan Freeman's "A Quality of Giftedness" (EJ1149563).]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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