ERIC Number: EJ439450
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Identifying the Gifted Child Humorist.
Fern, Tami L.
Roeper Review, v14 n1 p30-34 Sep 1991
This study attempted to identify gifted child humorists among 1,204 children in grades 3-6. Final identification of 13 gifted child humorists was determined through application of such criteria as funniness, originality, and exemplary performance or product. The influence of intelligence, development, social factors, sex differences, family trauma, and general health is discussed. (DB)
Descriptors: Comedy, Evaluation Methods, Gifted, Humor, Influences, Intermediate Grades, Personality Traits, Talent Identification
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A