These books are based on scientific research. They are mostly written by academics and educational consultants.

2018: Personality development through positive disintegration: the work of Kazimierz Dabrowski

Are crises an essential component of healthy personality development? In his Theory of Positive Disintegration, Polish psychiatrist and psychologist Dr. Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980) proposed an approach to personality development in which crises are not only necessary but fundamental in creating opportunities for individual development. Crises force our focus inward, leading us to challenge our established beliefs, roles and routines.

2016: Misdiagnosis and dual diagnoses of gifted children and adults

Gifted children and adults are frequently misdiagnosed, particularly those who are twice-exceptional (2e). This much-anticipated second edition of a best-selling book is your guide to help prevent that. Some of our brightest, most creative children and adults are misdiagnosed as having behavioral or emotional disorders such as ADD/ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, or Asperger’s Disorder.

2010: Gifted Lives. What happens when gifted children grow up

This book reveals the dramatic stories of twenty outstandingly gifted people as they grew from early promise to maturity in Britain. Recorded over the last thirty-five years by award-winning psychologist, Joan Freeman, these fascinating accounts reveal the frustrations and triumphs of her participants, and investigates why some fell by the wayside whilst others reached fame and fortune.

2010: Gifted adults’ perception of giftedness. How giftedness influenced their graduate education

Many studies of gifted individuals emphasize the unique attributes that characterize giftedness and the intensity that gifted individuals bring to their interactions with people and the events in their lives. Gifted individuals' self-perceptions of these characteristics and intensities influence how they address their innate drive to achieve. Few studies have focused on gifted adults' self-perceptions.

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2009: Living with intensity. Understanding the sensitivity, excitability, and emotional development of gifted children, adolescents, and adults

Gifted children and adults are often misunderstood. Their excitement is viewed as excessive, their high energy as hyperactivity, their persistence as nagging, their imagination as not paying attention, their passion as being disruptive, their strong emotions and sensitivity as immaturity, their creativity and self-directedness as oppositional.

2009: How the gifted brain learns

Identify, understand, and engage the full range of gifted learners with practical, brain-compatible classroom strategies! What does it mean to be gifted and talented? The second edition of David A. Sousa's best-selling How the gifted brain learns helps bring clarity to this topic, applying the latest neuroscientific findings to separate fact from fiction and provide teachers with practical strategies for engaging artistically and intellectually advanced learners.

2008: Dabrowski’s Theory of Positive Disintegration

Kazimierz Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration (TPD), which includes the widely known “overexcitabilities,” is one of the most influential theories in gifted education. This groundbreaking book, edited by Dr. Sal Mendaglio, brings together leading professionals, many of whom knew Dr. Dabrowski himself, and provides readers with a diversity of perspectives on TPD.

1999: The gifted adult. A revolutionary guide for liberating everyday genius

Are you relentlessly curious and creative, always willing to rock the boat in order to get things done . . . extremely energetic and focused, yet constantly switching gears . . . intensely sensitive, able to intuit subtly charged situations and decipher others' feeling? If these traits sound familiar, then you may be an Everyday Genius--an ordinary person of unusual vision who breaks the mold and isn't afraid to push progress forward. . . .

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