Dr. Mary-Elaine Jacobsen writes about challenges for gifted adults, particularly in the workplace and notes, ‘Unfortunately, most gifted adults are no better informed on the subject than nearly everyone else.
‘Even if they were identified as gifted youngsters few gifted adults really understand how their minds operate, and most know even less about their innate intensity, complexity, and drive.
‘What they have learned is that who they are, what they do, and how they do it are usually “too much” for other people. Throughout their lives most have experienced an array of confusing criticisms about their differences (e.g., “You’re too smart for your own good!” “Why can’t you just go with the flow?”).’
Article publié pour la première fois le 18/08/2012