The use of varied definitions of intellectual giftedness
across studies, the broad range and limitations of methodologies, and the distinct approaches to conceptualizing research questions are all possible factors.
Since its inception, several studies have focused on determining how certain clinical or special population groups perform in the different subtests that compose this test and checking whether the scale's factor structure changes when the evaluated subjects have specific characteristics, such as intellectual giftedness
, for example.
The exploration of possible links between intelligence and multifaceted self-concept is complicated by the fact that multiple criteria are required for identifying both intellectual giftedness
and talent in the arts (Clark & Zimmerman, 1998).
Two concepts have been confused: equality of opportunity and equality of ability, which has led us to link intellectual giftedness
Researchers often claim that there is little direct evidence that students who exhibit talent in the arts also have high abilities in academic areas or exhibit intellectual giftedness
However, Benbow maintains that these problems stem from factors associated with intellectual giftedness
-- such as increasing difficulties finding peers with common interests -- rather than from accelerated study programs.
The purpose of the research was to determine if the dimensions also applied to the advocacy efforts of parents of children identified as having intellectual giftedness
or learning disabilities.
Teachers, school counselors, and others often overlook signs of intellectual giftedness
and locus attention on such deficits as poor spelling, reading, and writing.
When we proposed to study the co-occurrence of AD/HD and intellectual giftedness
, there were no previous data about the overlap and distinctiveness of these exceptionalities.
But that temptation should be resisted, warned several scientists -- including diamond -- at a recent meeting in New York City on the "Neurobiology of Intellectual Giftedness
Cheryll Duquette, Shari Orders, Stephanie Fullarton, and Kristen Robertson-Grewal contribute the next article, entitled "Fighting for Their Rights: Advocacy Experiences of Parents of Children Identified With Intellectual Giftedness
." Using a questionnaire and individual interviews, they investigated the advocacy experiences of 16 parents of intellectually gifted adolescents and young adults.
Sternberg's Triarchic Theory of intellectual giftedness
focuses on three main dimensions which include: information processing through internal representation of objects and symbols, information processing based on past experiences, and adapting to real-world environments.
Over 20 percent of the children with the top scores are left-handed or ambidextrous, reported Benbow at a conference on the "Neurobiology of intellectual Giftedness
" in New York City last week.
White teachers were more likely than minority teachers to agree that intellectual giftedness
is not valued by the African American community, which does not encourage their children to excel in school ([chi square] [1, N = 366] = 4.675,p < .001).