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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 15- Students who are Gifted and Talented Teens use the amygdala to process info. Adults use the frontal lobe. Gifted and Talented:- According to the federal government. G/T means, children and youth who give evidence of high performance capability in such areas as 1) intellectual, creative, artistic, or leadership capacity or in specific academic fields, 2) require services or activities not ordinarily provided by the school in order to develop those capabilities fully. IQ tests fail to identify those that are G/T Prevalence and Identification:- Prevalence: Gifted and talented children are found across gender, cultural, linguistic, and disability groups. G/T children comprise about 5% of the school-age population Old stereotype: weak, socially inept, narrow in interests, and emotionally unstable. New stereotype: superior in every way- intelligence, physique, socially, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2010 for the course PSYC 305 taught by Professor Freiberg during the Spring '10 term at UMBC.
- Spring '10