ERIC Number: EJ354052
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Personality Traits and Childhood Environments of Eminent Essayists.
Wallace, Trudy; Walberg, Herbert J.
Gifted Child Quarterly, v31 n2 p65-69 Spr 1987
Analysis of the psychological traits and childhood environments of foremost essayists, historians, and critics (N=42) suggested that, while intelligence was a component of eminence, environmental influences were substantial. Familial, school, and social conditions provided indispensable support during the childhoods of the future essayists. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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