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Persons in the shadow: Assessing the social context of high abilities

Gruber, Hans , Lehtinen, Erno, Palonen, Tuire and Degner, Stefan (2008) Persons in the shadow: Assessing the social context of high abilities. Psychology Science Quarterly 50 (2), 237–258.

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From a perspective of research on expertise we argue that the analysis of practice and of the growth of social networks is a promising approach to assessing indicators of high ability. Both groups of variables jointly predict how subjects master critical changes or transitional periods in their careers. Although expert performance is frequently an individual matter, the development of expertise ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Pädagogik > Lehrstuhl für Pädagogik III (Prof. Dr. Hans Gruber)
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Social sciences > 370 Education
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Item ID:26278
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