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GIFTEDNESS IN ADULTS

Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D.

 

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Are you a good problem solver?

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Do you understand new ideas quickly?

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Do you have an extensive vocabulary?

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Do you have good long-term memory?

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Can you concentrate for long periods of time?

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Are you highly sensitive?

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Are you unusually compassionate?

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Are you a perfectionist?

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Do you have passionate, intense feelings?

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Do you have strong moral convictions?

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Are you very curious?

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Do you persevere with your interests?

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Do you have a great deal of energy?

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Do you often feel out-of-sync with others?

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Do you feel overwhelmed by many interests or abilities?

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Do you have an extraordinary sense of humor?

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Are you an avid reader?

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Do you often take a stand against injustice?

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As a child were you considered mature for your age?

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Are you a keen observer?

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Do you have a vivid imagination?

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Do you feel driven by your creativity?

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Do you often question authority?

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Do you have facility with numbers?

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Do you spend time doing puzzles?

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Do you love ardent discussions?

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Are you perceptive or insightful?

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Do you have organized collections?

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Do you need periods of contemplation?

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Do you often connect seemingly unrelated ideas?

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Do you thrive on challenge?

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Do you often search for meaning in your life?

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Are you fascinated with paradoxes?

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Do you have extraordinary abilities and deficits?

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Are you often aware of things that others are not?

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Do you set high standards or goals for yourself?

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Do you have unusual ideas or perceptions?

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Are you a complex person?

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