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ECHA Journal High Ability Studies
High Ability Studies is included in Social Sciences Citation Index, which makes it one of the most important journals in Gifted Education.
High Ability Studies provides a forum for scholars in a variety of disciplines associated with the development of human abilities to their highest level. It is a medium for the promotion of high ability, whether through the communication of scientific research, theory, or the exchange of practical experience and ideas.
The contents of this journal are unique in reflecting concerns and recent developments in this area from childhood and across the whole life span in a variety of contexts. Far from being restricted to the traditional focus on high-level cognitive development, it also presents investigations into all other areas of human endeavour, including sport, technology, the arts, business, management and social relations.
The journal is concerned with aspects of development, personality, cognition, social behaviour and cross-cultural issues in relation to high ability. Theoretical modelling and measurement techniques, as well as instructional strategies and curriculum issues, are of interest. Consequently, the journal presents material which is relevant to researchers in the field, to managers who have highly able individuals employed, to policy makers who need to find frameworks by which to make the best use of high ability in society, to mentors, coaches, teachers, counsellors and parents of highly able children. Furthermore, the contents are not restricted to the study of manifest high level achievement, but include the identification and nurturance of unexercised potential.
Heidrun Stoeger (Editor-in-Chief), Ulm, Germany
Kurt A. Heller, Munich, Germany
Ernest C.D.M. van Lieshout, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Judy L. Lupart, Calgary, Canada
The journal appears twice yearly, in June and December.
It is published by Taylor & Frances, Carfax Publishing,
4 Park Square, Milton Park, ABINGDON, OX14 4RN, U.K.
Members of ECHA receive the journal free of charge.
For more information please visit the journal's homepage.