A Developmental, Evolutionary Perspective on Gifts and Talents.

  title={A Developmental, Evolutionary Perspective on Gifts and Talents.},
  author={David Feldman},
  • David Feldman
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • Acknowledging that the terms gifts and talents are at the center of the field's efforts to serve able children, an alternative to Professor Francoys Gagne's psychometric, quantitative perspective is offered that sees gifts as broad, general analytic capabilities, and talents as specific, content-bound capabilities. This alternative perspective is evolutionary, developmental, and historical; and it assumes that both gifts and talents are natural, interact with each other over the life course… CONTINUE READING

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