Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Talented Teenagers: The Roots of Success and Failure

Rathunde, K, & M. Csikszentmihalyi, & S. Whalen. (1993). Talented Teenagers: The Roots of Success and Failure. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

This book describes a study of more than 200 teens that aimed to understand why, given similar circumstances, some young people continued to strive to develop their talents while others gave up. The authors investigate the connection between motivation, joy, and the perseverance required to develop talent.


Stacey Caillier said...

Wow! I'd love to read this - if you do a read this, post a longer annotation. I'd love to hear your thoughts about the book. Thanks for putting this on my radar!

Namir Yedid said...

I will be reading this soon and will complete a longer annotation!

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