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Dabrowski’s Over-excitabilities A Layman’s Explanation

Dabrowski’s Over-excitabilities: A Layman’s Explanation By Stephanie S. Tolan “Dabrowski talked about OE’s – over-excitabilities (“superstimulatabilities”), and how the gifted were extremely sensitive in a variety of areas. It’s a stimulus-response difference from the norms. It means that in these 5 areas a person reacts more strongly than normal for a longer period than normal … Continue reading

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Link between depression and academic self-esteem in gifted children

PubMed: Link between depression and academic self-esteem in gifted children By Bénony H, et al. Abstract “INTRODUCTION: Studies of the psychology of gifted children frequently refer to their relatively immature affective development in terms of their intellectual capacities and the relational difficulties they experience with regard to their peers, teachers, close acquaintances and sometimes their … Continue reading

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Misperceptions About Giftedness Diagnosis of ADHD and Other Disorders

Gifted Resource Center of New England: Misperceptions About Giftedness Diagnosis of ADHD and Other Disorders by Deirdre V. Lovecky, Ph.D. “This article was written as an attempt to counter various misconceptions about gifted children, and the likelihood of being diagnosed with a mental health disorder. There is a lot of information passed on through books, … Continue reading

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Gifted and Talented International Journal

World Council for Gifted and Talented Children: Gifted and Talented International Journal “Gifted and Talented International (GTI) is the official journal of the World Council. Its purpose is to share current theory, research, and practice in gifted education with its audience of international educators, scholars, researchers, and parents. GTI is refereed by an editorial review … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Identifying Gifted/Learning Disabled Students

International Journal of Gifted Education: The Challenge of Identifying Gifted/Learning Disabled Students By Linda A. Krochak and Thomas G Ryan “The following contemporary review illuminates several of the “best methods” to accurately identify gifted/learning disabled (GLD) students. Explanations which clearly define what it means to be gifted, learning disabled (LD) and gifted/learning disabled (GLD) are … Continue reading

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Differential Brain Development with Low and High IQ in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

NCBI: Differential Brain Development with Low and High IQ in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Grainne M. McAlonan, Editor “Abstract Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and intelligence (IQ) are both heritable phenotypes. Overlapping genetic effects have been suggested to influence both, with neuroimaging work suggesting similar overlap in terms of morphometric properties of the brain. Together, this evidence suggests that … Continue reading

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The Daimon Institute: Who are the profoundly gifted?

The Daimon Institute: Who are the profoundly gifted? At the highest end of the spectrum of giftedness is a distinct subset, constituting less than half a percent of the general population, which we identify as the profoundly gifted (PG). The profoundly gifted are as different from moderately gifted people with IQs of 130 as the … Continue reading

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Battling the Myths in Gifted Education

Davidson Institute for Talent Development Educators Guild: Battling the Myths in Gifted Education This presentation battles five myths about giftedness: #1 Gifted students will be fine on their own #2 Gifted students always earn good grades #3 Giftedness cannot coexist with a disability #4 Educating gifted students requires a wealth of time and resources #5 … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent

Sage Publications: Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent By Barbara Kerr “Giftedness as part of national school curricula in Europe has been, and still is, surrounded by some controversy because school systems generally and invariably reflect the philosophical foundation and the political will of any nation. The European Union alone accounts for 27 nations, each … Continue reading