Talented Teenagers: The Roots of Success and Failure

Talented Teenagers: The Roots of Success and Failure

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521415781
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/30/1993
Series: Cambridge Studies in Social and Emotiona
Pages: 317
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
1Introduction1
Part I.Talented teens
2What is talent?21
3How the study was conducted: Methods and procedures40
4What are talented teenagers like?64
5How talented teenagers live84
Part II.The development of talent
6Fields and domains of talent in adolescence103
7The experience of talent125
8How families influence the development of talent152
9Schools, teachers, and talent development177
Part III.The cultivation of talent
10Commitment to talent and its correlates199
11Cultivating talent throughout life222
12What have we learned?242
Appendixes263
References287
Index299

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