ERIC Number: EJ627456
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Two Tails of the Normal Curve: Similarities and Differences in the Study of Mental Retardation and Giftedness.
Robinson, Nancy M.; Zigler, Edward; Gallagher, James J.
American Psychologist, v55 n12 p1413-24 Dec 2000
Discusses mental retardation and giftedness, stressing the importance of individual differences in the differential design of educational strategies and the application of approaches developed with special populations to normally developing children. Current social inequalities affect both fields in particular ways. Numerous research agendas can be enhanced by including representatives of both ends of the normal curve. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A