Eminent women were once gifted girls: how to transform gifted potential into eminent talents

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The development of Kronborg’s Model of Talent Development for Eminent Women was underpinned by the Model of Adult Female Talent Development. Additionally, the purpose of the feminist research which underpinned Kronborg’s Model was to explore the lives of ten eminent women in seven talent domains in order to gain knowledge and understanding from the women’s reflections, as to what contributed to their talent development across the lifespan. Various psychological and sociological themes were identified in the Model which influenced the talent development of these gifted females leading to their eminence in diverse talent domains. Based on theories and models of talent development, including Kronborg’s Model, strategies for identifying and teaching gifted students for talent development are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConceptions of Giftedness and Talent
EditorsRobert J. Sternberg, Don Ambrose
Place of PublicationCham Switzerland
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9783030568696
ISBN (Print)9783030568689
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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