A fascinating introduction to the research into, and theories, of exceptional achievement. Topics covered include the arguments around personal dynamics and biological processes, the IQ issue, and how family and learning experiences are related to achievement.
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... of considerable interest for any psychologist interested in this particular corner of the 'individual-differences' literature... the book represents a fair cross section of work on this tempting but infuriatingly difficult topic... a useful and valuable collection...
Personality and Individual Differences
... Genius and Eminence provides an authoritative and significant collection of papers exploring the social psychology of creativity and exceptional achievement. The book is relevant for a wider spectrum of readers from the broad public, educational practitioners and advanced undergraduates.
Gifted Education International
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Book Description Psychology Press, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110080377653