Components of Giftedness

Winner, Gifted Children, 55

…children with high ability in art and music actually resemble the scholastically gifted in important ways.  They have all three components of giftedness: they are precocious, they march to their own drummer, and they have a rage to master.  And, like the scholastically gifted, they often have a singular, domain-specific gift existing alongside more ordinary abilities in other areas.

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