EPSY767 Reading List

Barron, B. (2006). Interest and self-sustained learning as catalysts of development: A  learning ecology perspective. Human Development, 49, 193-224. (Click to download here)

Bereiter, C., & Scardamalia, M. (1993). Surpassing ourselves: An inquiry into the nature and implications of expertise. La Salle, IL: Open Court. (Click to download here)

Bronfenbrenner, U., & Ceci, S. J. (1994). Nature-nurture reconceptualized in developmental perspective: A bio-ecological model. Psychological Review, 101, 568-586. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2017). Envisioning a new foundation for gifted education: Evolving Complexity Theory (ECT) of talent development. Gifted Child Quarterly, 61, 172-182. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2005). Reductionism versus emergentism: A framework for understanding conceptions of giftedness. Roeper Review, 27, 144-151. (Click to download here)

Dai, D, Y., & Li, X. (in preparation). A study of 10 Chinese early college entrants who pursued advanced degrees in the US and went ahead to become professors with first-tiered research universities. (Click to download here)

Dai, D. Y., & Renzulli, J. S. (2008). Snowflakes, living systems, and the mystery of giftedness. Gifted Child Quarterly, 52, 114-130. (Click to download here)

Feist, G. J. (2006). How development and personality influence scientific thought, interest, and achievement. Review of General Psychology, 10, 163-182. (Click to download here)

Feldman, D. H. (2003). A developmental, evolutionary perspective on giftedness. In J. H. Borland (Ed.), Rethinking gifted education (pp. 9-33). New York: Teachers College, Columbia University. (Click to download here)

Gee, J. P. (2007). What video games have to teach us about learning and literacy. 2007: Palgrave/Mamillan. (Click to download here)

Gershwind, N., & Galaburda, A. M. (1987). Cerebral lateralization: Biological mechanism, associations, and pathology. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. (Click to download here)

Lehman, H. C. (1953). Age and achievement. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Click to download here)

Lerner, R. M. (1996). Relative plasticity, temporality, and diversity in human development: A developmental contextual perspective about theory, process, and method. Developmental Psychology, 32, 781-786. (Click to download here)

Lerner, R. M. (2004). Genes and the promotion of positive human development: Hereditarian versus developmental systems perspectives. In C. G. Coll, E. L. Bearer, & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Nature and nurture: The complex interplay of genetic and environmental influences on human behavior and development (pp. 1-33). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. (Click to download here

Lubinski, D., & Benbow, C. P. (2006). Study of mathematically precious youth after 35 years. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 1, 316-345. (Click to download)

McCall, R. B. (1981). Nature-nurture and the two realms of development: A proposed integration with respect to mental development. Child Development, 52, 1-12.  (Click to download here) 

Moran, S. , & John-Steiner, V. (2003). Creativity in the making: Vygotsky's contemporary contribution to the dialectic of development and creativity. In R. K. Sawyer, V. John-Steiner, S. Moran, R. J. Sternberg, D. H. Feldman, J. Nakamura & M. Csikszentmihayi (Eds.), Creativity and development (pp. 61-90). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (Click to download)

Muthén, B., & Muthén, L. K. (2000). Integrating person-centered and variable-centered analyses: Growth mixture modeling with latent trajectory classes. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, 24, 882-891. (Click to download here)

Okamoto, Y., Curtis, R., Jabagchourian, J. J., & Weckbacher, L. M. (2006). Mathematical precocity in young children: A neo-Piagetian perspective. High Ability Studies, 17, 183-202. (Click to download here)

Papierno, P. B., Ceci, S. J., Makel, M. C., & Williams, W. W. (2005). The nature and nurture of talent: A bioecological perspective on the ontogeny of exceptional abilities. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 28, 312-331. (Click to download)

Sawyer, R. K. (2003). Emergence in creativity and development. In R. K. Sawyer, V. John-Steiner, S. Moran, R. J. Sternberg, D. H. Feldman, J. Nakamura & M. Csikszentmihayi (Eds.), Creativity and development (pp. 12-60). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (Click to download here)

Simonton, D. K. (1999). Talent and its development: An emergenic and epigenetic model. Psychological Review, 3, 435-457. (Click to download here)

Simonton, D. K.  (2008). Scientific talent, training, and performance: Intellect, personality, and genetic endowment. Review of General Psychology, 12, 28-46. (Click to download here)

Subotnik, R. F., & Coleman, L. J. (1996). Establishing the foundations for a talent development school: Applying principles to creating an ideal. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 20, 175-189. (Click to download here)

Treffinger, D. S., & Feldhusen, J. F. (1996). Talent recognition and development: Successor to gifted education. Journal for the Education of the gifted, 19, 181-193. (Click to download here)

Ullén, F. Hambrick, D. Z., & Mosing, M. A. (2016). Rethinking expertise: A multifactorial gene-environment interaction model of expert performance. Psychological Bulletin, 142, 427-446.  (Click to download here)