Genetic Studies of Genius

  title={Genetic Studies of Genius},
  author={Frederic P. Miller and Agnes F. Vandome and John McBrewster},
IT is only when one studies a vast American work like this-which in its first two volumes covers more than 1500 pages, with still more volumes to come-that one realises that America is not Europe, that American science, for good or bad, is obtaining an individuality of its own, and that there is some hope that a population, which anthropologically is probably the most mixed the world has ever experienced, will shake down and ultimately develop national mental, if not national physical… 
Galton, Terman, Cox: The Distinctive Volume II in Genetic Studies of Genius
With just one exception, all of the volumes in Terman’s Genetic Studies of Genius report the results of a longitudinal study of more than a thousand intellectually gifted children. That single
Curing the Disease of Precocity
  • J. Kett
  • Psychology
    American Journal of Sociology
  • 1978
For over half a century academic psychologists have linked the concept of precocity to that of the intelligence quotient; to study precocious children has been to study "gifted" children, those
The World's Youngest University Graduate
by Dorothy Leal, Ph.D., Cassidy Kearney, and Kevin Kearney hat is it about children who are exceptionally gifted, those W who have the potential for genius, that causes them to move forward into
Some Advances in Thought On the Gifted
has provided much base data for the gifted movement in t.he United States. From the five volumes produced by Terman and his associates (e.g. Terman, 1925; Terman & Oden, 1959) we have learnt that the
Difference between Sexes in Dispersion of Intelligence
To feel some discontent with medicine as the authors find it does not imply any lack of pride in its achievements, nor any diminished sense of privilege in seeking to serve it.
Introduction to the Special Issue
Inequality is a complicated word in our field’s lexicon. On the one hand, it represents something that is our raison d’être and the basis for our practice. The existence of certain inequalities—for
An Evaluation (and Vindication?) of Lewis Terman: What the Father of Gifted Education Can Teach the 21st Century
Lewis Terman is widely seen as the “father of gifted education,” yet his work is controversial. Terman’s “mixed legacy” includes the pioneering work in the creation of intelligence tests, the first
Heredity, Environment, and School Achievement
Johnny is brighter than Billy. He seems to learn more easily, he does better in school, and he scores higher on tests of ability and school achievement. A natural response to such an everyday
Conceptual Foundations Of Iq Testing
Cognitive neuroscience has not yet arrived at a definition of what human "intelligence" is. Intelligence is a chapter-heading word used in the 19th century to denote some unspecified mental property
A Psycho-Educational Profile of 1,593 Gifted High School Students
course of his investigations on heredity, Galton recognized a need for measuring the characteristics of related and unrelated persons. In gathering information concerning the origin and development