|Discrepant Performance on Multiple-Choice And Short Answer Assessments and the Relation of Performance to General Scholastic Aptitude
||We conducted correlational and performance discrepancy analyses on exam and achievement data taken from students in three psychology courses. Across courses, the same findings emerged. First, only a small fraction of students consistently performed m...
|The effects of physiological arousal on cognitive and psychomotor performance among individuals with high and low anxiety sensitivity
||Information-processing models of anxiety posit that anxiety pathology is associated with processing biases that consume cognitive resources and may detract from one’s ability to process environmental stimuli. Previous research has consistently indica...
|Mathematically Facile Adolescents with Math-Science Aspirations: New Perspectives on Their Educational and Vocational Development
||This longitudinal study tracked 1,110 adolescents identified as mathematically precocious at Age 13 (top 1%) with plans for a math-science undergraduate major. Participants' high school educational experiences, abilities, and interests predicted whet...
|Neglected Aspects and Unsupported Claims
||Comments on the article by M. E. Kite et al (see record 2001-10045-002), which summarized the findings and recommendations of the Task Force on the Status of Women in Academe. The present authors contend that while Kite et al documented the differenc...
|Spatial Ability: A Neglected Dimension In Talent Searches For Intellectually Precocious Youth
||Students identified by talent search programs were studied to determine whether spatial ability could uncover math-science promise. In Phase 1, interests and values of intellectually talented adolescents (617 boys, 443 girls) were compared with those...
|Top 1 in 10,000: A 10-Year Follow-Up of the Profoundly Gifted
||Adolescents identified before the age of 13 (N = 320) as having exceptional mathematical or verbal reasoning abilities (top 1 in 10,000) were tracked over 10 years. They pursued doctoral degrees at rates over 50 times base-rate expectations, with sev...
|Tracking Exceptional Human Capital Over Two Decades
||Talent-search participants (286 males, 94
females) scoring in the top 0.01% on cognitive-ability
measures were identified before age 13 and tracked over
20 years. Their creative, occupational, and life accomplishments
are compared with those of g...