ERIC Number: EJ562635
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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The Self Victorious: Personal Strengths, Chance, and Co-Incidence.
Piechowski, Michael M.
Roeper Review, v20 n3 p191-98 Feb 1998
Analyzes historical and contemporary cases where outstanding achievement resulted despite the lack of a strongly supportive environment. It concludes that personal strengths of the individual are the key factor in overcoming deficiencies in environmental support. Models of Feldman, Piirto, Tannenbaum, and Gagne are applied to the development of the self and the striving for self-realization. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Note: Special Issue: Perspectives on the Self of the Gifted.