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Mofield, Emily; Parker Peters, Megan – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
The current study compared differences between mindset beliefs about intelligence (fixed vs. growth), dimensions of perfectionism (Concern Over Mistakes, Doubt of Action, Personal Standards, Organization), and achievement attitudes among gifted underachievers (n = 15) and gifted achievers (n = 169) in Grades 6 to 8 and examined the relationship…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Personality Traits, Academically Gifted, High Achievement
Mofield, Emily L.; Parker Peters, Megan – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2018
The study compared mindset beliefs, perfectionism, and achievement attitudes among gifted, advanced, and typical students in Grades 6 to 8 (N = 416) and explored the relationship between these variables. Welch's "F" tests revealed no statistically significant difference in growth or fixed mindset beliefs about intelligence among groups.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Psychological Patterns