Title

APA Handbook of Giftedness and Talent

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2018

Keywords

giftedness, talent, gifted, education, theories, gifted identification, gifted assessment, curriculum, instruction, psychological considerations

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1037/0000038-000

Abstract

This handbook incorporates the most recent thinking and cutting-edge research from a wide range of fields related to gifted education, including developmental and social psychology, the neurosciences, cognitive science, and education. It consists of six sections: History and global perspectives on the gifted field and talent development; Theories and conceptions of giftedness and talent development; Gifted identification and assessment; Gifted education; Psychological considerations in understanding the gifted (e.g., the family, social and emotional considerations, friendships and peer relations); and Special issues facing the gifted (e.g., policy and legal issues; the twice exceptional learner; underachievement and the gifted; ADHD and the gifted; suicide; perfectionism; bullying).

Citation / Publisher Attribution

S. I. Pfeiffer, E. Shaunessy-Dedrick & M. Nicpon-Foley (Eds.), APA Handbook of Giftedness and Talent, American Psychological Association, 691 p.

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