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Lee, Seon-Young; An, Donggun; Choe, Seung-Urn – High Ability Studies, 2020
This study examined if personality types of gifted students predicted their psychiatric symptoms and if the type of giftedness and gender moderated the relationship between the personality and psychiatric manifestations. "The Murphy-Meisgeir Type Indicator for Children" and "the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Predictor Variables, Gender Differences
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Lee, Seon-Young; Matthews, Michael; Shin, Jongho; Kim, Myung-Seop – High Ability Studies, 2020
In this study, we examined the perceptions of over 1,600 gifted and typically developing (not identified as gifted) secondary students from South Korea and the USA to identify gifted adolescents' preferred modes of social purpose, interest in and engagement with their communities, and actual commitment to societal improvement. We then examined the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Community Involvement
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Crawford, Brittany F.; Snyder, Kate E.; Adelson, Jill L. – High Ability Studies, 2020
For the past several decades, issues such as underrepresentation of racial/ethnic minority students in gifted programming, as well as the widening of the existing achievement gap between specific minority and majority groups have persisted. The majority of gifted education researchers studying underrepresentation in gifted programming focus on…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Gifted, Minority Group Students, Ethnic Groups
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Paz-Baruch, Nurit – High Ability Studies, 2020
The actiotope model of giftedness (AMG) highlights the interactions between the individual and the environment. Educational and learning capital (ELC) are essential resources that promote the development of excellence. The study objectives were to examine the contribution of educational capital (EC), learning capital (LC), and general intelligence…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Predictor Variables, Intelligence, Academic Achievement
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Miller, Scott D.; Chow, Daryl; Wampold, Bruce E.; Hubble, Mark A.; Del Re, A. C.; Maeschalck, Cynthia; Bargmann, Susanne – High Ability Studies, 2020
In 2014, Macnamara, Hambrick, and Oswald published a meta-analysis of studies questioning the strength of the association between deliberate practice and performance. In this brief report, the correlation reported by Macnamara et al. (2014) is placed in the context of other well-known associations. Additionally, a re-analysis of the studies…
Descriptors: Expertise, Performance, Drills (Practice), Improvement
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Faber, Irene R.; Liu, Meihan; Cece, Valérian; Jie, Ren; Martinent, Guillaume; Schorer, Jörg; Elferink-Gemser, Marije T. – High Ability Studies, 2020
Although relative age effects in sports have been studied worldwide, the underlying mechanisms are still under debate. This study adds to the existing knowledge by providing a further exploration of the within-year and between-year effects and their possible interaction in an individual skill/technique based sport: table tennis. Data of male and…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Racquet Sports, Athletes, Athletics
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Hernández-Torrano, Daniel; Kuzhabekova, Aliya – High Ability Studies, 2020
The field of gifted education emerged in 1920s. Since that time, it has evolved from an emerging research area to a relatively mature field with regular regional and international conferences and key journals publishing main theoretical developments and empirical explorations in the field. This descriptive bibliometric study examines the state and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Gifted Education, Educational History
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Rinn, Anne N.; Soles, Kathryn L.; Ferguson, Sarah; Smith, Kendal N. – High Ability Studies, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the psychological constructs of personality, academic self-concept, and perfectionism using latent profile analysis in order to explore the notion of an undergraduate honors student typology. A sample (N = 357) of average ability and high ability undergraduates completed measures of personality, academic…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Personality Traits, Psychological Patterns, Academic Achievement
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Mudrak, Jiri; Zabrodska, Katerina; Machovcova, Katerina – High Ability Studies, 2020
In this article, we introduce a systemic framework for the development of learning potential to professional excellence inspired by the Actiotope model of giftedness. First, we critically reflect on three theoretical approaches representing different psychological constructions of learning potential. We label these approaches theories of…
Descriptors: Gifted, Academic Aptitude, Theories, Motivation
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Bishop, James C.; Rinn, Anne N. – High Ability Studies, 2020
The difficulty of distinguishing between genuine disorder and characteristics that can be attributed to high IQ increases the likelihood of diagnostic error by mental health practitioners. This mixed methods study explores the possibility of misdiagnosis of high IQ youth by mental health professionals. Participants were private practice mental…
Descriptors: Intelligence Quotient, Clinical Diagnosis, Personality Traits, Mental Disorders
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Kiewra, Kenneth A.; Rom, Brittany A. – High Ability Studies, 2020
To gain a deep and integrative understanding of the conditions associated with academic talent development, a cross-case qualitative study was conducted wherein six National Merit Scholars and their parents were interviewed. Findings from each case study pertaining to home, school, and personal conditions were revealed. Cross-case analysis…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Merit Scholarships, Talent Development, Family Environment
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Winne, Philip H. – High Ability Studies, 2019
This special issue presents a sample of modern work on self-regulated learning (SRL) among high ability and gifted students. It includes diverse views about the construct per se, and gifted students' and their teachers' accounts about SRL and factors they believe moderate it. Zeidner and Stroeger (this issue) set the stage with a sketch of an…
Descriptors: Gifted, Metacognition, Educational Philosophy, Teacher Attitudes
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Zeidner, Moshe – High Ability Studies, 2019
In this closing chapter and commentary to the special issue of "High Ability Studies" focusing on self-regulated learning (SRL) in gifted, high ability, and talented students, I delineate a number of promising challenges and directions for future theory, methodology, research, and applications in the domain of self-regulated learning. I…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Gifted, Talent
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Sternberg, Robert J. – High Ability Studies, 2019
In this article, I discuss the application of an augmented theory of successful intelligence to identification, teaching, and assessment of the gifted in STEM disciplines. The theory holds that giftedness in STEM (as well as in other fields) can be understood in terms of an integration of creative, analytical, practical, and wisdom-based skills.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, STEM Education, Gifted, Intelligence
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Zeidner, Moshe; Stoeger, Heidrun – High Ability Studies, 2019
This introductory paper to the special issue of "High Ability Studies" aims to provide a "guide for the perplexed" relating to self-regulated learning (SRL) theory, research, and applications. We begin by defining SRL and its key cyclical stages and criterial attributes. We move on to discuss a number of motivational and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Learning Motivation, Teaching Methods
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