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Baum, Ingrid Rita; Baumann, Nicola – Gifted and Talented International, 2018
Theories of creativity and empirical evidence have highlighted the importance of autonomy as a motivational source of creativity. However, we know little about the relationship between the implicit autonomy motive and creativity. Using a multi-method multi-informant design, we investigated the relationship between implicit autonomy motives and…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Creativity, Innovation, Adolescents
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Pandya, Samta P. – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
Based on a single-group one-year long evaluation study with 1,625 gifted children aged from 225 schools in 15 cities, this article examines whether participation in a spiritual education program increases their emotional intelligence. Results showed that gifted children's emotional intelligence scores were higher post--spiritual education program…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Emotional Intelligence, Spiritual Development, Program Effectiveness
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Kerr, Barbara A.; Birdnow, Maxwell; Hallaert, Jenelle; Alexander, Keely; Malmsten, Robyn; Stull, Olivia; Wright, J. D.; Lucas, Brittany; Swanson, Rachel; Claiborn, Grace J. – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
This comprehensive literature review (CLR) is an analysis and synthesis of literature, observations, interviews, and artifacts as a means to answer the question, "Why is Iceland so innovative?" Iceland is considered by international indices as a leading nation in innovation in many fields, including design, music, art, and literature. A…
Descriptors: Observation, Interviews, Graduate Students, Counselor Training
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Karami, Sareh; Ghahremani, Mehdi – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
Using a grounded theory approach to the study of historical texts and an expert interview, this study investigates culturally embedded conceptions of giftedness as evidenced in one of the most important Iranian literary canons, "The Gulistan", to guide the development of education and programming for gifted and talented students in Iran.…
Descriptors: Gifted, Grounded Theory, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Vuyk, M. Alexandra; Kerr, Barbara A.; Krieshok, Thomas S. – Gifted and Talented International, 2016
In the theory of positive disintegration (TPD), Dabrowski described overexcitabilities (OEs), manifestations of inner energy with a developmental purpose that appear more common in gifted individuals. Unfortunately, most studies present OEs outside of the context of the original theory as if they were standalone traits applicable to gifted…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Personality Traits, Student Characteristics, Student Behavior
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Simpson, Joanna – Gifted and Talented International, 2014
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore gifted alumni perceptions of how participating in an Enrichment Seminar course met their socioemotional needs as they related to identity formation, and whether or not their academic achievement was influenced. The researcher used interviews, narrative questions, and surveys to gather data.…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Seminars, Enrichment Activities
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Zeidner, Moshe; Shani-Zinovich, Inbal – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
This paper reviews empirical research related to the personality and affective characteristics of gifted students in the Israeli educational context. The educational backdrop for the research is described and group differences in personality, emotional intelligence, self-identity, and mental health are discussed. Conclusions include a number of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality, Gifted, Educational Research
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Hollingworth, Liz; Sánchez-Escobedo, Pedro; Graudina, Liena; Misiuniene, Jurga; Park, Kyubin – Gifted and Talented International, 2013
The study aims to depict the most common ideas regarding wisdom from young people (ages 15-18) in Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Korea and the United States. A questionnaire was administered to nearly 800 adolescents from these countries and comparisons, by country and gender were made regarding participants perceptions of a wise man and a wise woman.…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Questionnaires, Adolescent Attitudes, Personality Traits
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Martin, Lee; Dy, Angela Martinez – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
The presence or absence of qualities such as integrity and compassion are vital to the human condition. They can be experienced regularly or rarely and their causal consequences on, for example, motivation in the workplace can be strikingly obvious. Yet these important qualities can often be elusive to scientific investigation. In her article,…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Personality Traits, Gifted
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Anchan, John P. – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
In this response to "A Quality of Giftedness," ("Gifted and Talented International" v27 n2 p13-71 2012) by Prof. Dr. Joan Freeman, John Anchan comments that Freeman's article raises a number of issues that challenge conventional train of thoughts. It is all about why one person can train endlessly and yet, never keep a tune,…
Descriptors: Gifted, Personality Traits, Personality Theories, Individual Differences
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Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
In this commentary on Professor Joan Freeman's "A Quality of Giftedness," (Gifted and Talented International" v27 n2 p 13-71 2012), Rhoda Myra Garces-Bacsal applauds Professor Freeman's capacity to translate what is commonly a pedantic and boring academic treatise to a vibrant and timely article that demonstrates how "ivory…
Descriptors: Gifted, Educational Psychology, Educational Practices, Talent Development
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Shaughnessy, Michael F.; Valdez, Gilbert – Gifted and Talented International, 2012
In this commentary on "A Quality of Giftedness," ("Gifted and Talented International," v27 n2 p13-71 2012), by Dr. Joan Freeman, Michael F. Shaughnessy and Gilbert Valdez recognize that those working with gifted populations have all encountered an intangible, ephemeral aspect that is often quite difficult to describe, harder…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent Development, Creativity, Personality Traits
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Magro, Karen – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This qualitative study examines dimensions of emotional intelligence and, more specifically, the growth of resilience through the experiences and challenges of ten refugee and newcomer adult learners who were either children or teenagers during times of conflict and war. Despite their hardships, learners interviewed in this study showed…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Adult Learning, Foreign Countries, Refugees
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Fong, Ricci W.; Yuen, Mantak – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This study investigated relationships among measures of perfectionism, academic self-concept, and academic achievement in fourth and fifth grade children from selective primary schools in Hong Kong where admission involves strict assessment of students' aptitude and potential. Based on their overall academic performance 331 students were…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Self Concept
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Maksic, Slavica; Iwasaki, Kumiko – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This study focuses on perfectionism in Japanese and North American academically gifted children as it pertains to their potential contribution in the countries seeking progress and global leadership. Perfectionist' tendencies and the characteristics that typically reveal such tendencies are examined in academically gifted Japanese juku-school…
Descriptors: Age, Cross Cultural Studies, Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries
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