¿Quién es superdotado?

  1. Secadas, Francisco
  2. Pomar Tojo, Carmen María
EduPsykhé: Revista de psicología y educación

ISSN: 1579-0207

Year of publication: 2003

Volume: 2

Issue: 1

Pages: 3-26

Type: Article

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There have been many definitions, across the history, about what means to be gifted. From the first Galton´s definitions, resting on psychometric correlations and concerning with intelligence as measured, to the current global and integral definitions that include many different factors. Nevertheless, it seems that the giftedness field is still spread. In this paper we present a Dimensional Analysis made through a wide review of bibliography and working with a hundred of variables that seem to define giftedness. Our main goal is to establish an evolutional and chronologically hierarchical organization of the factors that play a role in the giftedness definition. The result of the analysis is very interesting not just at theoretical level, but always for its importance for educational practice.

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