The psychology and education of gifted children
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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gifted children -- Education

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPhilip E. Vernon, Georgina Adamson, and Dorothy F. Vernon.
ContributionsAdamson, Georgina, joint author., Vernon, Dorothy F., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC3993 .V47
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4553651M
ISBN 100891587284
LC Control Number77023220

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Originally published in , this book looks at the problem of educating highly intelligent and gifted children, which it felt was of paramount importance to modern society.   Originally published in , this book looks at the problem of educating highly intelligent and gifted children, which it felt was of paramount importance to modern society. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vernon, Philip Ewart. Psychology and education of gifted children. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, Read the full-text online edition of Gifted Children, Their Psychology and Education (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Gifted Children, Their Psychology and Education.

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/5(11). Dr. Pfeiffer is co-author of the widely used Gifted Rating Scales (see link on the right-hand panel) and Devereux Behavior Rating Scales-School Form, has authored or edited five books and almost journal articles and book chapters in the areas of the psychology of the gifted, talent development, and children’s mental health. The company states the book is for ages 10 and up, however, as a gifted teacher I find the activities to be appropriate for gifted children as young as eight. The exercises provide parents an invaluable opportunity to show their children practical examples of how their attitudes and behaviors were formed growing up. Piaget, the famous Swiss developmental psychologist and philosopher, and his ideas as presented in The Psychology of the Child are worth reading if you have any interest in child psychology, developmental or educational theory. The book is fairly technical and presents formalized results in a case study-like language/5.

Description: This book provides an overview of current international understanding of the psychology of gifted children. The psychological and social development of very able children is considered within the wider context of more general processes of child development. The wisdom that Alice Miller shares with us in her famous book, The Drama of the Gifted Child, is something that every therapist who works with children revisits more often than we would like. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vernon, Philip Ewart. Psychology and education of gifted children. London: Methuen, (OCoLC)   In her book, it seems that those who did have problems socially, did so because the parents decided this is how they should be, that their gifted children had to conform to type by having few, or Author: Annalisa Barbieri.