intellectual giftedness


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intellectual giftedness

An innate, personal aptitude for intellectual activities that cannot be acquired through personal effort or learning.
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Approaches to defining and operationalizing the term intellectual giftedness in studies included in previous reviews (Gust-Brey & Cross, 1999; Martin et al, 2009; Neihart et al., 2002) have differed substantially, especially in terms of the degree to which focus is placed on academic achievement versus cognitive abilities.
As a criterion for inclusion in the study, participants had to be aged between 6 and 13 years and had to have been diagnosed with intellectual giftedness (full scale IQ [greater than or equal to] 130).
Whether we are examining intellectual giftedness, giftedness in sport or athletics, in the performing arts, or in community leadership, giftedness or talent refers to exceptionality; a level of potential or performance possessed or achieved by a minority of the population.
(in press) as they relate to parents of children with FASD also apply to the advocacy experiences of parents of adolescents and young adults identified as having intellectual giftedness.
We also found that intellectual giftedness when associated with AD/HD did not offer protection from outcomes of (a) failing to produce relative to expectations (underachievement); (b) starting and organizing assignments; or (c) sustaining attention and work action to routines, long-term projects, and homework.
Nora resisted the notion of her daughter's intellectual giftedness because her conception was so heavily influenced by factors that undermined the school's identification.
Because their area of identified talent is intellectual giftedness, we would not expect their peers to identify them as talented in terms of arts abilities such as music and drawing any more than they would identify other students in these areas of talent.
Intellectual Giftedness in Young Children is divided into four parts, each containing two complementary chapters on a common theme.
In addition, these professionals may make assumptions without considering that intellectual giftedness, as typically defined, reflects a wide range of measured intelligence--from, for instance, scores of 130 (the beginning of "moderate giftedness") to 180 and above ("profound giftedness") on an individually administered intelligence assessment (Boland & Gross, 2007).
The following sections were prefaced by initial instructions indicating that intellectual giftedness, specifically, was the topic of concern.
The first iteration of the SCQ (Swiatek, 1995) contained 35 items "that address beliefs and activities relating to various social aspects of intellectual giftedness" (p.
Although teacher underestimation of ability can have a detrimental effect on children's achievement and motivation, the accuracy of Australian teachers in identifying intellectual giftedness in young children has not been investigated.
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