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Lubinski, David; Benbow, Camilla P. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
Over the past 50 years, eight robust generalizations about intellectual precocity have emerged, been empirically documented, and replicated through longitudinal research. Within the top 1% of general and specific abilities (mathematical, spatial, and verbal) over one third of the range of individual differences are to be found, and they are…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Ability Identification, Creativity
Hodges, Jaret; Mun, Rachel U.; Oveross, Mattie E.; Ottwein, Jessica K. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
Lewis M. Terman's "Genetic Studies of Genius" stands as one of the landmark studies of the 20th century in the educational and psychological sciences. This longitudinal study of individuals in the top 1% of general cognitive ability has sparked interest and debate among scholars for nearly 100 years. In this study, we examine how…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cognitive Ability, Intelligence Quotient, Bibliometrics
Meyer, Melanie S.; Cranmore, Jeff; Rinn, Anne N.; Hodges, Jaret – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
When choosing a college, high school students and those who guide them through the process must consider the complex interactions between student-level and institution-level variables in order to achieve an optimal person-environment fit. Ten academically advanced high school students who had chosen and committed to attending a college…
Descriptors: College Choice, Advanced Students, High School Seniors, Decision Making
Schuur, Jolande; van Weerdenburg, Marjolijn; Hoogeveen, Lianne; Kroesbergen, Evelyn H. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
Gifted students who experienced grade-based acceleration in primary or secondary education have to meet the challenges of adjusting to university at a younger age than students who did not accelerate. This systematic review critically evaluates the research on social-emotional characteristics and adjustment of these gifted accelerated university…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Acceleration (Education), College Students, Social Adjustment
Bergold, Sebastian; Hastall, Matthias R.; Steinmayr, Ricarda – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
Negative stereotypes about intellectually gifted individuals prevail among teachers and in society although empirical research has debunked them. They are also dominant in mass media representations of gifted individuals such as newspaper reports. The present study investigated whether stereotypic representations in newspaper articles contribute…
Descriptors: Mass Media Effects, Academically Gifted, Stereotypes, Labeling (of Persons)
Bahar, A. Kadir – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
Using the test scores of more than 2,250,000 students who participated in the American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) from 2009 to 2019, this study examined the direction and magnitude of the trends in gender disparity in participation and high achievement in self-select mathematics exams. The results of this study indicated that the male to…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, High Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Student Participation
Holahan, Carole K. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
The Terman Study of the Gifted presents a unique opportunity to study the implications of achievement for life satisfaction in adulthood and aging. This article uses a life-span developmental perspective to summarize research concerning the lifetime achievement of the Terman sample, their appraisals of living up to their intellectual abilities,…
Descriptors: Achievement, Life Satisfaction, Cognitive Ability, Aging (Individuals)
Mun, Rachel U.; Ezzani, Miriam D.; Lee, Lindsay Ellis; Ottwein, Jessica K. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
The problem of culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse (CLED) student underrepresentation in gifted programs demonstrates a need to examine systemic processes, including the building of systemic capacity at the district and school levels where policies for gifted programs are formed and implemented. To examine the effects of this…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Capacity Building, Inclusion, School Districts
Pereira, Nielsen – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
The purpose of this study was to investigate the validity of the HOPE Scale for identifying gifted English language learners (ELs) and how classroom and English as a second language (ESL) teacher HOPE Scale scores differ. Seventy teachers completed the HOPE Scale on 1,467 students in grades K-5 and four ESL teachers completed the scale on 131 ELs.…
Descriptors: Talent Identification, Elementary School Students, English Language Learners, Test Validity
Gubbins, E. Jean; Siegle, Del; Ottone-Cross, Karen; McCoach, D. Betsy; Langley, Susan Dulong; Callahan, Carolyn M.; Brodersen, Annalissa V.; Caughey, Melanie – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
The importance of alignment between identification processes and program design is widely noted in gifted and talented education literature. We analyzed publicly available district gifted program plans (Grades 3-5) from two states to examine the extent to which district identification practices matched intervention strategies. Our team developed a…
Descriptors: Talent Identification, Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Program Design
Jung, Jae Yup; Lee, Jihyun – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
This study investigated the educational and career experiences of former Australian Olympians after their participation in the International Mathematical Olympiad. For this purpose, 15 former Olympians were engaged in interviews about how they developed their mathematical talent at university, how they selected their careers, and how they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics, Competition, Career Choice
Lee, Lindsay Ellis; Rinn, Anne N.; Crutchfield, Kacey; Ottwein, Jessica K.; Hodges, Jaret; Mun, Rachel U. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
The imposter phenomenon is characterized as difficulty internalizing success due to feelings of inauthenticity or phoniness despite contrary evidence of competence. Academically talented students in undergraduate honors programs could be more vulnerable to the imposter phenomenon as compared with other undergraduates because of experiences…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Undergraduate Students, Honors Curriculum, Self Concept
Meyer, Melanie S.; Rinn, Anne N. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
Leadership talent development has been identified as a priority in national and state standards for gifted education. However, leadership programs in schools are not always supported by mandates or funding in individual states and implementation is not always feasible within the constraints of local gifted service models. Although some research…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Talent Development, Leadership Training, Leadership Qualities
Cao, Thuy Hong; Jung, Jae Yup; Smith, Susen – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
A multiple study mixed methods research design was used to examine how gifted English as a Foreign Language (EFL) high school students in Vietnam form their career intentions. In the first study, interview data collected from 25 participants were analyzed using grounded theory to develop models that describe the formation of career intentions. In…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Vocational Interests, Self Efficacy
Lee, Hyeseong; Karakis, Nesibe; Olcay Akce, Bekir; Azzam Tuzgen, Abdullah; Karami, Sareh; Gentry, Marcia; Maeda, Yukiko – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2021
The Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT) was developed to more equitably identify students of color, as it advertises itself as a culture-fair measure. In this meta-analytic evaluation, we aimed to investigate: (1) the generalizability of validity evidence of NNAT by checking its construct and criterion validity with other measures (Part I); and…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Identification, Academically Gifted, Nonverbal Tests
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