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Isolation as a Characteristic of Highly Gifted Children

Isolation highly giftedIsolation as a Characteristic of Highly Gifted Children
By Paul M. Sheldon (1959)
Journal of Educational Sociology

In a survey of 24 profoundly gifted children, Sheldon discovered that half had “apparently deep seated feelings of inadequacy and lack of confidence”. It was rather due to environmentally insufficient conditions rather than attributed to their exceptional intelligence.

Read the paper here: Paul M Sheldon 1959 Isolation as a characteristics of highly gifted
 

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