by Jane Piirto © Jane Piirto
Here are some articles I've
Just click on a title. Enjoy reading them but don't use them as your
own work. Please cite me.
|A Mixed-Methods Comparison Of Vocational And Identified-Gifted High School Students On The Overexcitability Questionnaire (OEQ)||
|21 Years With the Dabrowski Theory: An Autoethnography||Piirto, J.
(2010). 21 years with the Dabrowski theory: An
I have been active in the Dabrowski theory community since 1989. Here is the rest of the story.
|The Personalities of Creative Writers||Piirto, J. (2009). The personalities of creative writers. In S. B. Kaufman and J.C. Kaufman (Eds.), The psychology of creative writing (pp. 3-22). New York: Cambridge University Press.|
|The Creative Process as Creators Practice It.||Piirto, J. (2009). The creative process as creators practice it: A view of creativity with emphasis on what creators really do. In N. L. Hafenstein, K. Haines, and B. Cramond (Eds.), Perspectives in Gifted Education, Vol. 5. (pp. 42-67). Denver: University of Denver.|
|Eminence and Creativity in Selected Visual Artists||Piirto, J. (2009).In B. Macfarlane and T. Stambaugh (Eds.), Leading change in gifted education. Festschrift volume for Joyce VanTassel-Baska. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. (pp. 13-27). Eds. B. Marfarlane and T. Stambaugh.|
|A Comparison of DAbrowski's Overexcitabilities by gender for American and Korean high school gifted students||Piirto, J. Montgomery, D., & May, J. (2008). A comparison of Dabrowki‟s overexcitabilities by gender for American and Korean high school gifted students. High Ability Studies, 19(2), 141-153.|
|The Last Word: an Interview With Michael Pyryt||Piirto, J. (2008). Journal of Advanced Academics, 19(2), 345-353.|
|The Five Core Attitudes and Seven I's for Enhancing Creativity in the Classroom||Piirto, J. (2010). The five core attitudes and seven I's for enhancing creativity in the classroom. In J. Kaufman and R. Beghetto (Eds.). Nurturing creativity in the classroom (pp. 142-171).. New York: Cambridge University Press.|
|Mensa Research Journal published 7 articles in a special issue, Winter 2008, Vol. 39 (1)||One of the pleasant surprises of winning the Mensa Lifetime Achievement Award in the fall of 2007 was the publication of a special issue of the Mensa Research Journal, with 7 of my articles. I chose qualitative research as the theme, and the articles range from an autoethnography to a keynote speech.|
Orchestra Conductors in Finland
Kari Uusikyla and Jane Piirto
|Ths is an
article done with Dr.
Kari Uusikyla of the University of Helsinki. It was published in a
special edited book in honor of the professor and researcher Kai Karma.
Uuskikyla, K., & Piirto, J. (2007). The development of orchestra conductors in Finland. In M. Laitinen and M. Kainulainen (Eds.), Musikaalisuuden ytimessa: In the heart of musicality (pp. 41-54). Helsinki, FI: Hakapaino Oy.
|Giftedness in Nonacademic Domains||This is a
chapter that appears
in the Handbook of Giftedness in
Children, published in 2008.
Piirto, J. (2008). Giftedness in nonacademic domains. In S. Pfeiffer (Ed.), Handbook of giftedness in children: Psycho-educational theory, research, and best practices ( pp. 367-386). New York: Springer
|"All Children" Includes the Talented||This is an
representation, poetic inquiry study in the arts-based educational
research mode. It was published in 2009 in an online journal,
from the University of British Columbia. Piirto,
J. (2009). “All Children” Includes The Talented.
Educational Insights, 13(3).
|Understanding Visual Artists||This is a
publication from a keynote speech I made at the
European Council for High Ability conference in Lahti, Finland, in
2006. It came out in an edited book. Here's the reference.
Piirto, J. (2007). Understanding visual artists. In K. Tirri (Ed.), Values and foundations in gifted education (pp. 29-39). Bern: Peter Lang Publishers.
|Depth Psychology and Integrity.||This is a
chapter in an edited book, with F. Christopher
Reynolds, first author.
(2009). Depth Psychology and Integrity. In T. Cross and D. Ambrose (Eds.). Morality, Ethics, and Gifted Minds. New York: Springer Science.
F. Christopher Reynolds & Jane Piirto
|This is the second article with a depth psychological approach, published in the Roeper Review, Fall 2007, with F. Christopher Reynolds as first author. As far as we can tell, it's the second article in the field of the education of the gifted and talented to discuss depth psychology.|
Giftedness: Bringing Soul to the Field of Talent Development
F. Christopher Reynolds & Jane Piirto
|This is an article published in May 2005 in the Roeper Review, with my friend F. Christopher Reynolds as first author. As far as we can tell, it's the first article in the field of the education of the gifted and talented to discuss depth psychology.|
|Personality Attributes of Talented Teenagers||This is a statistical study compiling the results of the High School Personality Questionnaire (HSPQ) and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), which I have administered to the talented teenagers at the Ohio Summer Honors Institutes.|
|The Creative Process in Poets||This is an article published in an edited book called Creativity in Domains: Faces of the Muse in 2005. (Editors James Kaufman & John Baer, published by Lawrence Erlbaum)|
|Parenting Talented Children||Feldman, D., & Piirto, J. (2002). Parenting talented children. In M. Bornstein (Ed.) Handbook of parenting, Vol. II 2nd Ed. (pp. 195-219). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, Assoc. We published the first in 1995. This is the 2nd.|
|Understanding Creativity in Domains Using the Piirto Pyramid of Talent Development as a Framework.||This is another keynote speech I have delivered in Australia, Kansas, and other places.|
|The Question of Quality and Qualifications: Writing inferior poems as qualitative research.||This is an article I wrote after attending several conferences on Arts-based qualitative research and wondering about the standards for the art that was presented. It was published in 2002 in the International Journal of Qualitative Research in Education. It was reprinted in the Poetic Inquiry anthology in 2009. In C. Leggo, P. Sameshima, and M. Prendergast (Eds.), Poetic inquiry: Vibrant voices in the social sciences. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.|
|The Unreliable Narrator, or The Difference Between Writing Prose in Literature and in Social Science||This is an article I wrote after attending several conferences on Arts-based qualitative research and after a symposium at AERA in 1996 on whether a novel can be a dissertation. It was published in 2002 in the International Journal of Qualitative Research in Education.|
|Themes in the Lives of Women Creative Writers||This is a study I did for the 1995 Wallace Research Symposium at the University of Iowa, later revised and published in The Roeper Review in 1998. It is enfolded into my book, "My Teeming Brain": Understanding Creative Writers, also.|
Adolescents Before and After September 11, 2001
is a study I did for the 2002 European
Council for High Ability Conference on Rhodes, Greece. My
findings show that National Security is not a high value for these
published in 1991 in Roeper Review, and revised in 2000.
|Published in Summer, 1999, Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 22 (4), 323-353|
is a creative nonfiction
essay, one version of which is in JCT, Spring, 2000, and it was
reprinted in 2008 in an edited book on eastern thought in education.
all. Then they can do anything." Portrait of an Indian School
is an article on a school for the gifted and
talented in Pune, India, published in the Gifted Child Quarterly in
|Synchronicity||This is an article from the Encyclopedia of Creativity, 1999.|
|This is an article on my pyramid model and giftedness construct from a special issue of Educational Forum, 1995.|
|The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Talented Adolescents: Feeling Boys, Thinking Girls, and Judging Teachers.||This is a study I did. It appeared in the Proceedings of the CAPT Conference - Orlando, Fla: March 1998.|
|A review of No Rootless Flower by Frank Barron.||This appeared in Creativity Research Journal, 1997.|
|This appeared in Tempo, the Texas Association for the Gifted Newsletter, Summer, 1999|
|Encouraging Creativity and Talent in Adolescnts||Chapter in an edited book on gifted adolescents, 1991.|
|Talent development in the middle school||Piirto, J., Cassone, G., & Wilkes, P. (1999). Talent development in the middle school. In C. Walley & G. Gerrick (Eds.), Affirming middle school education. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.|
|Creative Writers||This is a summary of part of my book, "My Teeming Brain": Understanding Creative Writers.|
|Twelve Issues: A conference paper||Presented in Little Rock, AR, Iowa City, IA, Oxford, UK, Columbus, OH, Louisville, KY at conferences, and used as a case example in my book, Talented Children and Adults (1999/2007).|