The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children

The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children : What Do We Know?

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The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children remains the only book that provides a comprehensive summary of the empirical research on the social and emotional development of gifted children by leading authorities in the field. It includes several features that make it the leading text on what we know about the social and emotional development of gifted children. For example, it summarizes the most significant findings from the empirical research on the topic. It also includes noteworthy variations that have been observed across cultural groups or global contexts. Each chapter also provides a short description of the practical applications that can be made from the research. This second edition includes an entirely new section on the psychosocial aspects of talent development, as well as addresses the burgeoning interest and research base regarding gifted performance. The text also includes several new topics that have emerged from the research in the past decade, such as the neuroscience of talent development and motivation for talent development. This book is a service publication of the National Association for Gifted Children.
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  • Paperback | 311 pages
  • 127 x 229 x 25mm | 454g
  • Waco, TX, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 1618214845
  • 9781618214843
  • 39,634

About Maureen Neihart

Dr. Maureen Neihart is Associate Professor of Psychological Studies at the National Institute of Education, Singapore. Steven Pfeiffer is a professor at Florida State University, where he is director of Clinical Training. Steven served as executive director of Duke University's Talent Identification Program (TIP). Dr. Pfeiffer is a licensed psychologist who works with gifted children and their families in counseling. He is author of a new gifted rating scale and his research investigates emotional intelligence, leadership giftedness, and early talent development. He also has an active practice as a sports psychologist, which he views as complementing his work in talent development. Tracy L. Cross holds an endowed chair, Jody and Layton Smith Professor of Psychology and Gifted Education, and is the Executive Director of the Center for Gifted Education at William and Mary.
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