Ratio of verbal and nonverbal abilities in pupils with high total giftedness
S.O. Petrova1, 3, E.I. Scheblanova2, 3
1 High school № 1569 «Sozvezdie», 2 Psychological Institute of RAE, 3 Moscow City Psychological-Pedagogical University, Moscow
The article presents the results of a study of psychological characteristics of students with high overall giftedness and different ratios of verbal and nonverbal abilities. We used a set of diagnostic methods of intelligence, creativity, self-esteem of abilities, school anxiety, school achievement. The differences between gifted students with different ratios of verbal and nonverbal cognitive abilities to performance and personal development. It is shown that gifted students with the relative backwardness of verbal or nonverbal abilities, despite the high level of general intelligence, may face difficulties in
Keywords: intelligence, giftedness, teenagers, self-esteem, verbal and nonverbal abilities, anxiety, and schooling.