Comparing Apples and Oranges

@article{Carman2013ComparingAA,
  title={Comparing Apples and Oranges},
  author={Carol A. Carman},
  journal={Journal of Advanced Academics},
  year={2013},
  volume={24},
  pages={52 - 70}
}
The lack of a unified definition of giftedness leads researchers to use very different operationalizations when selecting a sample of gifted individuals for use in research. We found 104 empirical articles from 38 journals that differentiated between gifted and nongifted students which were analyzed to determine the most common methods of identifying individuals in research. Results of the analysis show a lack of consensus as to what qualifies a person to be defined as gifted for the purposes… Expand

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