2009

International Handbook on Giftedness

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6161-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-6162-2 (Online)

Table of contents (78 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-LIX

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Understanding Giftedness: Introduction or on the Importance of Seeing Differently

  3. The Nature of Giftedness

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      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-38

      The History of Giftedness Research

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      Pages 39-80

      Essential Tensions Surrounding the Concept of Giftedness

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      Pages 81-97

      Contemporary Models of Giftedness

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      Pages 99-128

      A Feminine Perspective of Giftedness

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      Pages 129-153

      An Expert Performance Approach to the Study of Giftedness

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      Pages 155-204

      Debating Giftedness: Pronat vs. Antinat

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      Pages 205-214

      The Arbitrary Nature of Giftedness

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      Pages 215-230

      Gifted and Thriving: A Deeper Understanding of Meaning of GT

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      Pages 231-257

      A Unique Type of Representation Is the Essence of Giftedness: Towards a Cognitive-Developmental Theory

  4. The Neuropsychology of Giftedness

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      Pages 259-259

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      Pages 261-273

      Neuropsychological Characteristics of Academic and Creative Giftedness

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      Pages 275-293

      The Neural Plasticity of Giftedness

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      Pages 295-316

      Working Memory, the Cognitive Functions of the Cerebellum and the Child Prodigy

  5. Developmental and Cognitive Foundations of Giftedness

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      Pages 317-317

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      Pages 319-335

      Developmental Trajectories of Giftedness in Children

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      Pages 337-351

      Highly Gifted Young People: Development from Childhood to Adulthood

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      Pages 353-379

      Talent Development Across the Lifespan

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      Pages 381-396

      Creative Cognition in Gifted Youth

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      Pages 397-417

      A Metacognitive Portrait of Gifted Learners

  6. Personality of the Gifted, Individual Differences, and Gender-Related Issues

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      Pages 419-419

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      Pages 421-435

      Personality Qualities That Help or Hinder Gifted and Talented Individuals

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      Pages 437-465

      Emotional Life and Psychotherapy of the Gifted in Light of Dabrowski’s Theory

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