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Innate talents: Reality or myth?

Michael J. A. Howe, Jane W. Davidson, John A. Sloboda
1998 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
Abstract: Howe and colleagues demonstrate that deliberate practice is necessary for proficient levels of competence, a fact that is uncontroversial.  ...  The first is uncontroversial, the second, unsupported by their evidence or arguments.  ...  A. Howe a , Jane W. Davidson b , and John A. Sloboda c  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x9800123x fatcat:rimrrdizznbefndrudn4yaynsy

Innate talents: reality or myth? [chapter]

Michael J. A. Howe
1999 The Psychology of High Abilities  
Abstract: Howe and colleagues demonstrate that deliberate practice is necessary for proficient levels of competence, a fact that is uncontroversial.  ...  The first is uncontroversial, the second, unsupported by their evidence or arguments.  ...  A. Howe a , Jane W. Davidson b , and John A. Sloboda c  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-349-27647-9_7 fatcat:ody4fsxcbzaqrkixvdhsrc35vq

Innate talents: reality or myth?

M J Howe, J W Davidson, J A Sloboda
1998 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
The evidence for this includes biological correlates of specific abilities, certain rare abilities in autistic savants, and the seemingly spontaneous emergence of exceptional abilities in young children  ...  A. Howe a , Jane W. Davidson b , and John A. Sloboda c  ...  A. Ericcson. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Parts of this work were supported by grant no. HD07176 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Office of Mental Retardation.  ... 
pmid:10097018 fatcat:uxmcv6gabjd6xeioebnkr6cxty

The Role Of The State Towards Employability Of Malaysian Pwds – Myth Or Reality?

Suet Leng Khoo, Tiun Ling Ta, Lay Wah Lee
2012 Zenodo  
myth and not reality.  ...  State to translate the universal rights of education and employment opportunities for PWDs from mere policy rhetoric into inclusive realities.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors acknowledge the support of Universiti Sains Malaysia's Research University Grant (1001/PSOSIAL/816126) which supported the fieldwork for this study.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1079620 fatcat:6chzwouwg5c4nlxicelkfj25kq

Suffering a Loss Is Good Fortune: Myth or Reality?

Cui-Xia Zhao, Si-Chu Shen, Li-Lin Rao, Rui Zheng, Huan Liu, Shu Li
2017 Journal of Behavioral Decision Making  
Our findings suggest that "suffering a loss is good fortune" is not a myth but a certain reality.  ...  Mainstream decision theory does not predict or explain this as a choice we want to make, whereas such a choice has long been described and highly regarded by the traditional Chinese dogma "吃亏是福" (suffering  ...  The funders had no role in the study design, the data collection, the analysis, the decision to publish, or the preparation of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1002/bdm.2056 pmid:30008514 pmcid:PMC6033005 fatcat:k3vlclpgujd3batuakuow33lx4

Empowerment of children through circle time: myth or reality?

Bernie Collins
2013 Irish Educational Studies  
My mother Cecilia continues to be a strong role model for me and her encouragement and support has helped me through many life challenges, including the Doctorate.  ...  The current research is prompted and informed by a review of research on circle time which suggests that there are multiple pathways for its exploration in the Irish school context.  ...  For this reason, the emphasis with policy-makers should be on disseminating information (such as the present research findings), and developing mechanisms for a partnership approach.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03323315.2013.854459 fatcat:qptux72nzjbn3hgkpwwbvjv76i

Chapter 16: Public participation in environmental decision-making in Cameroon – myth or reality? [chapter]

Jean-Claude Ashukem
2019 Law | Environment | Africa  
or reality?  ...  , is void and contrary to the law. 4 The myth or reality of public participation in environmental decision-making in Cameroon: a critical appraisal Rules, procedures and processes governing public participation  ... 
doi:10.5771/9783845294605-357 fatcat:2quc5rknpjhqro7f23vwsizk2u

Human Rights Localisation and Individual Agency: From 'Hobby of the Few' to the Few Behind the Hobby [chapter]

Tihomir Sabchev, Sara Miellet, Elif Durmuş
2021 Myth or Lived Reality  
Based on empirical research conducted within municipalities in four countries, this chapter focuses on a missing piece of the puzzle in terms of conceptual and empirical research: the role of "individual  ...  We adopt a socio-legal perspective on human rights and demonstrate that individual agency can make an important contribution to the effective implementation of human rights in the field of migration governance  ...  However, a different level of analysis could reveal the macro and/or meso level actors, structural factors and corresponding "pathways of influence" 136 that operate in parallel with-and reinforce-bottom-up  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-6265-447-1_8 fatcat:nodpxyj2jrgirpg2e5oghn4wwe

Evidence-informed policy-making at national level in South African higher education: Myth or reality? [chapter]

Herman Visser, Temwa Moyo
2021 Utilisation of South African Research on Higher Education  
Evidence-based management complements analytics by adding validated cause-and-effect relationships between policies and effects. (Gibbons, 2015:273  ...  Evidence-informed policy-making at national level in South African higher education: Myth or reality?  ...  'Evidence-informed policy-making at national level in South African higher education: Myth or reality?' In: J. Botha & G. Vilyte (eds.), Utilisation of South African Research on Higher Education.  ... 
doi:10.52779/9781991201416/06 fatcat:chuwnbwwprcbfa3ul6emx7tmxq

Is evidence-informed urban health planning a myth or reality? Lessons from a qualitative assessment in three Asian cities

2019 Health Policy and Planning  
City governments have the potential to act as a hub for multi-sectoral planning. Our results highlight the tensions this brings, with health receiving less attention than other sector priorities.  ...  A key emerging issue is that data on the most marginalized urban poor and migrants are largely unavailable.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would also like to acknowledge the city and government authorities in Hanoi, Dhaka and Pokhara for their valuable time and for supporting the study in their cities.  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapol/czz097 pmid:31603206 pmcid:PMC6913712 fatcat:fl5lrnzbpvdftokv5fxzh7iu3u

The Increase of Soil Organic Matter Reduces Global Warming, Myth or Reality?

Jose Navarro-Pedreño, María Belén Almendro-Candel, Antonis A. Zorpas
2021 Sci  
Is it a good practice to reduce global warming? In fact, one of the practices promoted to combat climate change is increasing soil organic matter.  ...  In this sense, what it is important is: (a) to know which is the expected effect of the organic matter added to the soil; (b) how this application alters the soil processes; (c) which are the management  ...  Regarding to the question, myth or reality? The answer must be reality, but we should consider more than the simple addition of fresh organic matter to the soil.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sci3010018 fatcat:wco6ovfu2vgzjemoy4jzhwkvfq

Asians as Model Minorities: A Myth or Reality among Scientists and Engineers in Academia [chapter]

Meghna Sabharwal
2017 People's Movements in the 21st Century - Risks, Challenges and Benefits  
Therefore the question arises: is "model minority" a reality or a myth?  ...  front seat among policy makers and university administrators.  ... 
doi:10.5772/66827 fatcat:rvpammeqnvg2lcccm5gj7c2vbu


2007 Public Administration  
Myth One: Think tanks are bridges between state, society and science Five decades ago, there used to be a straightforward response to a question asking what is a 'think tank'.  ...  This route to the public (or the electorate) is in reality a one-way, top-down process, interpolated by the media. Relatively few think tanks have mechanisms for feed back from society.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9299.2007.00649.x fatcat:72poqrgdpvg3tc3vcbqocbzu3i

Myths Broken or Sustained: Representation of Women Victims in Pakistani Media

Musarat Yasmin, Ayesha Sohail, Riaz Ahmed Mangrio
2015 Open Journal of Social Sciences  
Media is a cultural element that not only reflects the dominant attitudes of society but also shapes our approaches. Pakistani media mirrors the cultural influence on thoughts and ideas.  ...  Data from widely read newspapers (Dawn and The News) for the period of March, 2007 and 2014 were collected and analyzed for linguistic choices using pragmatic approach.  ...  A liberal media policy was introduced by a military coup [3] . Liberty propounded to media was at an early stage when data were first collected for a purpose of dissertation [4] .  ... 
doi:10.4236/jss.2015.37033 fatcat:34qnp4l7effafpnijsp5csuf6u

Global Demands for Quality: Realities and Myths in the Improvement of Initial Teacher Preparation

Beatrice Avalos
2001 Education and Society  
The second section looks at how concerns for quality are inserted in policy formulations regarding teacher education reform.  ...  It outlines what real issues are in teacher education but also notes myths about what might support or hinder the effectiveness of change in this area.  ...  Realities and myths in the Chilean experience.  ... 
doi:10.7459/es/19.2.04 fatcat:bjn6brdke5dvnhwea7iklbrkwm
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