ERIC Number: EJ562638
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Lemming Condition: Moral Asynchrony and the Isolated Self.
Tolan, Stephanie S.
Roeper Review, v20 n3 p211-14 Feb 1998
Discusses gifted children whose moral development is out of step not only with age peers but with contemporary culture. Discussion focuses on the children's book, "The Lemming Condition," by Alan Arkin. Excerpts from the book and analysis illustrate the importance of helping such children develop their own personal vision while at the same time identifying with humanity. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Perspectives on the Self of the Gifted.