Relationship between fluency and overexcitability in gifted adolescents

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dc.contributor.author Washington, Fred A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:38:33Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:38:33Z
dc.date.created 1999 en_US
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier LD2489.Z9 1999 .W37 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/186423
dc.description.abstract Dabrowski's (1967) psychic overexcitabilities have attracted much attention among researchers interested in the personal development of gifted children. This study, using a group of academically talented secondary school students, examined whether scores on psychic overexcitabilities were independent of verbal fluency scores. Multiple regressionanalysis found that scores from the Overexcitabilities Questionnaire (OEQ), developed by Lysy and Piechowski (1983) when regressed on verbal fluency scores, resulted in a multiple R=.63, r square=.40 for the total sample(n=80). Similar analysis for a subsample of OEQs rated by an expert (M. Piechowski) resulted in a multiple R=.84, r square=.71 for a subsample (n=18). Results raised serious questions about the validity of the OEQ and the overexcitability construct. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Secondary, Higher, and Foundations of Education
dc.format.extent 19 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.title Relationship between fluency and overexcitability in gifted adolescents en_US
dc.type Research paper (M.A.), 3 hrs. en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1210530 en_US


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