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ERIC Number: EJ634938
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-4610
Lost Generation of Elite Talent in Science.
Subotnik, Rena F.; Stone, Karen Maurer; Steiner, Cynthia
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, v13 n1 p33-43 Fall 2001
A longitudinal study involving 85 winners of the Westinghouse Science Talent Search investigated variables that led to their retention or attrition in science. Results found certain family variables, appeal of other domains of study, and shrinking grant money and academic positions contributed to attrition. The influence of mentors is discussed. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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