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Identity Conflicts in Gifted Adolescents

By the Duke University Talent Identification Program Identity formation, a major event in adolescence, is the process by which individuals define themselves. It involves exploring the questions “Who am I

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Listening For What Gifted Children Don’t Say

By the Duke University Talent Identification Program Gifted children often talk a lot. Their early vocabulary astounds their audiences and attracts amazed praise. The frequent and extraordinary approval reinforces their

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Fostering Self-Discovery in Adolescence

By the Duke University Talent Identification Program Every January I look forward to teaching Psychology 137, “Adolescence,” an undergraduate course. I tell my students that one of my objectives for

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Negotiating Downtime with Your Child

By the Duke University Talent Identification Program When our 12-year-old daughter, Lauren, began to respond to our simplest requests with anger and resentment, my husband, Bill, and I pressed her

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