Five Reasons to Put the g Back Into Giftedness

  title={Five Reasons to Put the g Back Into Giftedness},
  author={Russell T Warne},
  journal={Gifted Child Quarterly},
  pages={15 - 3}
  • Russell T Warne
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • Gifted Child Quarterly
  • Human intelligence (also called general intelligence, g, or Spearman’s g) is a highly useful psychological construct. Yet, since the middle of the 20th century, gifted education researchers have been reluctant to discuss human intelligence. The purpose of this article is to persuade gifted education researchers and practitioners to reincorporate modern human intelligence theory (as expressed in Cattell–Horn–Carroll, or CHC, theory) and research into their work on gifted children. There are five… CONTINUE READING
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