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by aLore
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: The Embracing Intensity Journey
Replies: 19
Views: 1202

Re: The Embracing Intensity Journey

Very much. Thank you! I see how defining “prescriptive” is important and I agree with avoiding using the theory to create a value system. Was this how it was being used towards the end of his life? I have stumbled upon various articles on overexcitabilities over the last couple years and have recent...
by aLore
Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: The Divergent Thinker
Replies: 1
Views: 221

Re: The Divergent Thinker

The author of this article puts a positive spin on a set of learning difficulties that made my own school (and I suppose I could say life, while I was at it) experience fairly stressful. I like the idea of looking at what felt like disabilities through a different lens - it affirms areas I now know ...
by aLore
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Article Discussions
Topic: The Embracing Intensity Journey
Replies: 19
Views: 1202

Re: The Embracing Intensity Journey

My understanding was that Dabrowski developed his theory as part of the process of grieving the suicide of a close friend? I certainly don’t know all the details of the story, but it doesn’t seem such a huge stretch to think that he saw his theory as prescriptive as well as observational in nature. ...
by aLore
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi
Replies: 1
Views: 699

Hi

I’ve been seeing links to Third Factor in FB groups for parents of gifted kids and I am very interested in Dabrowski’s theory as it applies to the gifted, especially as my kids enter their teens. Basically everything you have shared has struck a chord in me and I welcome the opportunity to explore o...