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Al-Hroub, Anies; Whitebread, David – Roeper Review, 2019
The purpose of this research was to investigate the utility of dynamic assessment (DA) in identifying a group of "twice-exceptional students" who exhibited mathematical giftedness and specific learning disabilities (MG/LDs). A quantitative method was applied by a multidisciplinary team to identify 30 students (16 girls and 14 boys) in…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Academically Gifted, Learning Disabilities, Grade 5
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King, Julie; Shute, Rosalyn; McLachlan, Angus – Roeper Review, 2019
Within a theoretical framework of cognitive dissonance, this phenomenological study explored Australian intellectually gifted pre-adolescent/early adolescents' experiences of asynchrony. The study focuses on mothers and sons. Eleven boys aged 10 to 14 years, and nine of their mothers, participated in semi-structured interviews. Seven boys reported…
Descriptors: Males, Phenomenology, Gifted, Psychological Patterns
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Urben, Sébastien; Camos, Valérie; Habersaat, Stéphanie; Constanty, Lauriane; Stéphan, Philippe – Roeper Review, 2018
This case study analyzed the cognitive strategies of Ethan, a gifted youth, when performing a Stop Signal Task assessing cognitive control processes including response inhibition as well as proactive and reactive adjustments of response. In the case of Ethan, the response inhibition score was biased, revealing that Ethan did not follow the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Gifted, Case Studies, Inhibition
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McGowan, Mark R.; Holtzman, Dean R.; Coyne, Thomas B.; Miles, Kristina L. – Roeper Review, 2016
This study examined the utility of the Gifted Composite (GC) formula derived from selected subtests on the "Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales, Fifth Edition" (SB5) for evaluating intellectual giftedness. A sample of 52 children were administered both the SB5 and "Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement, Third Edition" (WJ-III…
Descriptors: Talent Identification, Intelligence Tests, Cognitive Ability, Achievement Tests
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Mann, Rebecca L. – Roeper Review, 2014
Gifted students with spatial strengths have areas of remarkable talent but are often overlooked, underidentified, and underserved in American schools. Their preference for learning through imagistic reasoning conflicts with traditional verbal instructional techniques typically used in schools. To better serve these students who have the potential…
Descriptors: Gifted, Spatial Ability, Problem Solving, Learning Processes
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Andersen, Lori – Roeper Review, 2014
Visual-spatial ability is a multifaceted component of intelligence that has predictive validity for future achievement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations. Although identification and development of STEM talent is a national priority, visual-spatial ability is rarely measured and relatively neglected in gifted…
Descriptors: Visual Perception, Spatial Ability, Intelligence, STEM Education
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Villatte, Aude; Courtinat-Camps, Amélie; de Léonardis, Myriam – Roeper Review, 2014
This study sought comprehension of several specifics concerning the self-concept of gifted high school students in France. Eighty-four gifted high school students (IQ = 130) between the ages of 13 and 18 were matched with 84 nongifted high school students possessing the same gender, family background, and academic characteristics. Each of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classification, Self Concept, Adolescents
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Missett, Tracy C. – Roeper Review, 2013
Researchers of the gifted have traditionally advanced the theory, though they are often without data to support it, that an association between intellectual and/or creative giftedness and mood disorders exists. This assumed association is often referred to as the "mad genius theory." This article explores the origins and development of…
Descriptors: Gifted, Psychological Patterns, Mental Disorders, Correlation
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Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra – Roeper Review, 2011
There is a dearth of information regarding the socioemotional realities of gifted children from ethnically diverse backgrounds, which this research attempts to address. Multiple semistructured narrative interviews were conducted with 22 intellectually superior children aged 4-9 years and with their parents. Manifestations of perfectionism,…
Descriptors: Gifted, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Interviews
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Kalbfleisch, M. Layne – Roeper Review, 2008
This article serves as a primer to make the neuroimaging literature more accessible to the lay reader and to increase the evaluative capability of the educated consumer of cognitive neuroscience. This special issue gives gifted education practitioners and researchers a primary source view of current neuroscience relevant to modern definitions and…
Descriptors: Gifted, Brain, Child Development, Definitions
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Brown, Scott W. – Roeper Review, 1984
The paper discusses issues involved in the identification of gifted handicapped children, reviewing several research studies that attempted to define a specific configuration of Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised subtest scores indicative of handicapped children possessing intellectual gifts. The author concludes that profiles and…
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Testing Problems
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Cahan, Sorel; Gejman, Alicia – Roeper Review, 1993
The constancy of intelligence quotients (IQs) of 161 gifted Israeli children, obtained initially in grades K-4 and retested 1-4 years later, was examined. Results indicated that 86% still qualified as gifted on the retest, with mean differences of five to eight IQ points. Performance scores tended to remain constant, whereas verbal scores tended…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Gifted
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Spangler, Robert S.; Sabatino, David A. – Roeper Review, 1995
The longitudinal stability of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised was examined for consistency in determining eligibility for gifted programs among 66 elementary children. All subtest scales except one remained extremely stable, producing less than one scale score point difference across three test administrations. Children…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Elementary Education, Eligibility, Gifted
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Fishkin, Anne S.; And Others – Roeper Review, 1996
This study investigated patterns of Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) Third Edition subtest scores for 42 gifted children in grades 4-8. Variability from subtest means was highest on Similarities, Comprehension, Coding, and Symbol Search subtests. Significant weaknesses were found on the Block Design subtest, seen as a peak subtest…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Cluster Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted
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Masten, William G.; And Others – Roeper Review, 1995
This study assessed the factor structure of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) with 68 Mexican American students (ages 6 to 16) referred for intellectually gifted assessments. Analysis found differences with three previously identified main factors (verbal comprehension, perceptual organization, and freedom from…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
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