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The Actiotope Model of Giftedness
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Conceptions of Giftedness: The Actiotope Model of Giftedness
Every empirical science must first determine its object of investigation. In most cases, this is predetermined by a cultural imprint. In the case of empirical giftedness research, the roots reachExpand
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The effects of inhibitory control training for preschoolers on reasoning ability and neural activity
Inhibitory control (including response inhibition and interference control) develops rapidly during the preschool period and is important for early cognitive development. This study aimed toExpand
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Myth and Reality: A review of empirical studies on giftedness
In this review all empirically based articles published in the years 1997 and 1998 in five acclaimed journals in the field of research of high ability and talent will be compared. For this purposeExpand
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Evaluation of a classroom based training to improve self-regulation in time management tasks during homework activities with fourth graders
A study on classroom based training of self-regulated learning was conducted with fourth grade pupils attending German public schools. The participating classes were assigned randomly to either aExpand
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Towards a systemic theory of gifted education
In this target article, we argue that current approaches to gifted education are based on the erroneous view that to understand the development of exceptionality we need to understand firstly theExpand
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The actiotope model of giftedness: A short introduction to some central theoretical assumptions
Scenario 1: Favela Rocinha in the south of Rio de Janeiro. Little Carlos is sitting on three piled-up tyres. The four chairs around the only table in the wooden hut are occupied by his oldest brotherExpand
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The effectiveness of a one-year online mentoring program for girls in STEM
A one-year personal mentoring program for eleven to eighteen-year-old female college-preparatory students was evaluated. Expand
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