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The SAGE Handbook of Gifted & Talented Education provides a comprehensive and international overview of key challenges and issues in the field of gifted education, making this an invaluable volume for individuals in the fields of education, public and private school administration, psychology and beyond. Containing contributions by a range of expert authors from around the world, chapters include discussions of the wide range of human abilities and talents which impinge upon academic success, with explorations of various political, social and economic factors which influence how giftedness and gifted education is defined and understood in different regions around the globe. PART 1. CONCEPTS OF GIFTEDNESS AND IDENTIFICATION: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS. PART 2: EDUCATIONAL PROVISION: PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES. PART 3: GLOBAL RESPONSES TO EMERGING G&T ...

Why Bother Being Different? The Role of Intrinsic Motivation in Creativity
Why bother being different? the role of intrinsic motivation in creativity
Kelsey Procter Finley Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Introduction

Creative people do tend to be intelligent. However, intelligence doesn't seem to supply all that creativity requires. Research first conducted by Lewis Terman in the 1920s, has found continued support across the years for a ‘necessary-but-not-sufficient’ relationship between intelligence and creativity (Karwowski et al., 2016; Schubert, 1973; Terman, 1925). For general intelligence, it seems that the threshold score for creativity lies somewhere around 120 points, but gains in intelligence much beyond 120 points aren't significantly associated with creativity. It should be noted however, that a meta-analysis of academic achievement ...

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