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ERIC Number: EJ632561
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-4610
Importance of Personality in Gifted Children's Identity Formation.
Zuo, Li; Tao, Liqing
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, [v12] n4 p212-23 Sum 2001
This study examined the importance of personality characteristics to identity formation using data from Terman's longitudinal study of high IQ children. Results indicate that positive traits such as perseverance, purposiveness, desire to excel, and self-confidence are conducive to a successful identity formation and to the adoption of the progressive pathway in identity development. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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