Research Approaches to gifted personality values problem

- Корольов, Д.К. (2017) Research Approaches to gifted personality values problem Актуальні проблеми психології: Збірник наукових праць Інституту психології імені Г.С.Костюка НАПН України. Том VI: Психологія обдарованості, 13. pp. 67-79. ISSN 2072-4772


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The article presents the theoretical analysis results of approaches to values problem in the context of giftedness. Author describes some researches direction of relations between aptitudes, achievements, personal values and social attitudes in world psychology. First, this is moral responsibility of gifted adults that is enhanced by their greater possibilities to impact other people life and world development. Second, moral education of gifted children — that is important because in the future they will be probably influential adults. Next, ethical giftedness and ethical leaderships, their connection with intellectual giftedness. Fourth, emotional, value features and personality traits that correlate with giftedness. The researches found that many gifted children have peculiarities: accelerated moral development, heightened attention to moral problem, sensitivity, empathy and deep emotional reactions. Many empirical works were focused on moral judgments of gifted children and adolescents. Last, connection between giftedness and life values among adults and children. From the nineteenth century some psychologists periodically allowed greatest morality of gifted children and eminent adults. However there is empirical evidence of only advanced cognitive understanding of moral principles and dilemmas by gifted children and youth. The presented overview shows that psychologists don’t study giftedness development determination by personal values and moral traits. This is perspective for future researches.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: giftedness, gifted person, personality, values, moral, development
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 1 Philosophy. Psychology
Divisions: Institute of Psychology after N.Kostiuk > Department of psychology of giftedness
Depositing User: провідний науковий співробітник Дмитро Костянтинович Корольов
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2017 17:01
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2017 17:01


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