Calling all Authors!

Advanced Development – a journal on adult giftedness –

seeks articles for Volume 15


Advanced Development, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated as a forum for issues of gifted adults, is published by The Institute for the Study of Advanced Development, Inc. We invite manuscripts on the general themes of giftedness, advanced development, and undeveloped potential. The scope of the volume may include, but is not limited to, the following topics:


  • Theoretical perspectives on giftedness
  • Research pertinent to gifted adults
  • Spirituality, meditation, and consciousness
  • Critical self-perception and self-evaluation
  • Creative individuals and the creative process
  • Multilevel development
  • Varieties of giftedness
  • Giftedness in other cultures
  • Moral exemplars
  • Counseling issues
  • Case studies of gifted adults
  • Poetry, vignettes, line drawings, photos

DEADLINE:   Manuscripts are welcome at any time. Those received before Jan 31, 2015, will receive first consideration for Volume 15.


REVIEW PROCESS:   All papers are submitted for blind peer review.  If recommended for publication, reviewers’ comments are sent to authors to aid in revisions.


FORMAT:   Manuscripts should be approximately 20 pages (5,000 words), double-spaced, and conforming to the guidelines of APA Publications Manual (Sixth Edition). Please check references carefully and proofread for nonsexist language. Figures must be sharp enough that the electronic transmission allows them to be reproduced clearly. Include a 125-word abstract and a 100-word biographical sketch. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word to the editor, Nancy Miller, at [email protected] (Gifted Development Center, 8120 Sheridan Blvd., Suite C-111, Westminster, CO 80003). Authors will be notified electronically of the receipt of submissions. Click here for more information and to order previous issues of the journal.