Call for Manuscripts

Advanced Development – a journal on adult giftedness –

seeks articles for Volume 18


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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 adult giftedness, advanced development, and undeveloped potential. Psychological, sociological, anthropological, educational, and artistic perspectives are welcome. The following topics represent some areas of interest:
  • Theory and research on giftedness
  • Social/cultural impacts on giftedness
  • Moral exemplars and case studies of gifted adults
  • Counseling issues, including the gifted identity 
  • Spirituality, meditation, and consciousness
  • Critical self-perception and self-evaluation
  • Creative individuals and the creative process
  • Giftedness across the life-span 
  • Poetry, vignettes, line drawings, photos
DEADLINE   Manuscripts are welcome at any time. Those received before September 30, 2019, will receive first consideration for Volume 18. 
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 25 pages (6,500 words), double-spaced, and should conform 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.