ERIC Number: EJ634365
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Psychological Characteristics of Academically Gifted Students in a Residential Setting: A Cluster Analysis.
Dixon, Felicia A.; Cross, Tracy L.; Adams, Cheryll M.
Psychology in the Schools, v38 n5 p433-45 Sep 2001
Study uses three measurements in order to determine the psychological makeup of academically gifted students who are admitted to and leave home to attend a residential school. Results indicate six different cluster groups described as: mathematics focus; social focus; nonathletic group; low overall self concept group; verbal group; and nonspiritual/religious group. Discusses characteristics of the clusters and implications for residential schools. (Contains 30 references and 2 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: "New Perspectives in Gifted Education." For related articles, see CG 557 665-672.