ERIC Number: EJ264389
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Three Myths? The Over-Representation of the Gifted among Dropouts, Delinquents, and Suicides.
Lajoie, Susanne P.; Shore, Bruce M.
Gifted Child Quarterly, v25 n3 p138-43 Sum 1981
From findings, it is concluded that: the proportion of gifted dropouts may be average, existing literature on delinquency suggests underrepresentation of the gifted, and suicide statistics and theories about the causes of suicide are the most accommodating to the idea of overrepresentation of the gifted. (SB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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