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Misconceptions about Giftedness and the Diagnosis of ADHD and Other Mental Health Disorders

Deirdre V. Lovecky

in Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190645472
eISBN:
9780190645496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645472.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the field of gifted education, it commonly thought that behaviors such as inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity are common in gifted children, and, therefore, due to these behaviors, they ... More


Prevention and pedagogy

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0053
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This final chapter is devoted to some thoughts about the prevention of severe forms of music performance anxiety and the psychological aspects that need to be attended to in the raising and pedagogy ... More


The Prodigy Puppet

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Philippa's reputation as a gifted child grew more and more as she grew up. During the fall of 1937, Philippa was invited by Mother Stevens, director of the prestigious Pius X School of Liturgical ... More


Why the Gifted Boy Didn’t Masturbate

Peter Hegarty

in Gentlemen’s Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226024448
eISBN:
9780226024615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024615.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines Lewis Terman’s response to Alfred Kinsey’s ideas about masturbation and sexual precocity, the first of his four distinctive criticisms of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male ... More


The child’s curriculum as a gift: Opening up the early-level curriculum in Scotland

Aline-Wendy Dunlop

in The Child's Curriculum: Working with the Natural Voices of Young Children

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198747109
eISBN:
9780191809439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747109.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Many countries worldwide benefit from a long tradition of early childhood education, some serving the years from birth to seven or eight years old. Determined to provide out-of-home experiences for ... More


Taking an Acquired Skills Perspective on Music Performance

Reinhard Kopiez

in MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304565
eISBN:
9780199850723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304565.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter sums up some of the research in skill acquisition, which stresses the environmental aspects of music learning, especially in learning to play an instrument. Research in the acquisition ... More


Separation and Inclusion

Jennifer L. Hochschild and Nathan Scovronick

in American Dream and Public Schools

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195152784
eISBN:
9780197561911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195152784.003.0010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

IN LOS ANGELES HISPANIC PARENTS PICKET A SCHOOL, demanding that their children be taken out of bilingual education classes and put into regular, English-speaking classes; in Florida the state ... More


Product of Her Mother’s Imagination

Paul Wink

in Prima Donna: The Psychology of Maria Callas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190857738
eISBN:
9780197550861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857738.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter, “Product of Her Mother’s Imagination,” probes the origins of Callas’s life-long conviction that she was celebrated not for her intrinsic worth but for her exceptional talent. Callas ... More


The Adaptivity of Multiplicity

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

By itself, cognitive variability would be an interesting curio, but no more. What makes it important is the potential it offers for adapting to task and situational demands. Realizing this ... More


Strategic Development: Trudging up the Staircase or Swimming with the Tide?

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

As described in the previous chapter, children’s thinking is highly variable. The present chapter focuses on implications of this variability for understanding development. Thinking about a pair of ... More


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