Psychology Science

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Articles from Vol. 46, No. 3, 2004

Assessing Creativity: The Test for Creative Thinking - Drawing Production (TCT-DP) the Concept, Application, Evaluation, and International Studies
AbstractThe Test for Creative Thinking - Drawing Production (TCT-DP), its design, concept and evaluation scheme as well as experiences and results of application are described. The test was designed to mirror a more holistic concept of creativity than...
A Study of Educators' and Students' Perceptions of Academic Success for Underrepresented Populations Identified for Gifted Programs
AbstractThis article presents a study of the perceptions of teachers, program coordinators, and students on the adjustment and impact after two years of placing students identified through performance-based assessment in gifted programs, many of whom...
Does All Cream Rise? the Plight of Unsupported Gifted Children
AbstractIn a ten year longitudinal study, 37 Finnish students, who had been identified as potentially gifted at pre-school using the German, Breuer-Weuffen Differentiation Test (BWDT), were again assessed against their peers for evidence of academic...
Editorial Commentary
With the transformation from resource based to information based industries, the commodity ,,talent" gains continually in importance and significance for both the welfare as well as the prosperity of modern societies. Consequently, just about all nations...
Identification Based on ENTER within the Conceptual Frame of the Actiotope Model of Giftedness
AbstractIn this contribution ENTER will be used as a basis to determine which traits can be used to characterize identifications within the conceptual framework of the Actiotope Model of Giftedness. In contrast to alternative conceptions of giftedness...
Identification of Gifted and Talented Students
AbstractAfter a brief introduction with four main questions related to identifying gifted and talented students, this article centres on the following topics: (1) multidimensional conceptions of giftedness as preconditions of suitable identification...
Identifying Promising Individuals: A Commentary
The identification, selection and support of talented, gifted, or high-potential individuals is - with varying emphasis - the topic of all the articles in this special issue. In looking at these contributions from some distance it is possible to see...
Pegnato Revisited: Using Discriminant Analysis to Identify Gifted Children
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of discriminant analysis and an illustrative example of how this powerful technique can maximize the effectiveness and efficiency (Pegnato and Birch, 1959) of screening procedures for identifying...
Teacher Identification of Students for Gifted Programs: Nominations to a Summer School for Highly-Gifted Students
AbstractTeacher nomination is an important procedure in identifying highly gifted students for enrichment programs. In this study, teachers at college-prep high schools (German Gymnasium) nominated students for summer schools of the German Pupils Academy....