Are there differences in between males and females? Do boys and girls experience the world differently? These and other questions are being examined by TIP researchers as a way to improve and strengthen programs for all students.

Sample publications

Makel, M. C., Wai, J. Peairs, K., & Putallaz, M. (2016). Sex differences in the right tail of cognitive abilities: An update and cross cultural extension. Intelligence, 59, 8-15. doi: 10.1016/j.intell.2016.09.003

Malin, J. & Makel, M. C. (2012). Gender differences in gifted students' advice on solving the world's problems. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 35, 175-187.

Miller, D., & Wai, J. (2015). The bachelor's to PhD STEM pipeline no longer leaks more women than men: A 30-year analysis. Frontiers in Psychology: Developmental, 6, 37.

Wai, J., Cacchio, M., Putallaz, M., & Makel, M. C. (2010). Sex differences in the right tail of cognitive abilities: A 30-year examination. Intelligence 38, 412-423.

Goldstein, D., & Stocking, V.B. (1994). TIP studies of gender differences in talented adolescents. In K.A. Heller & E.A. Hany (Eds.), Competence and responsibility: The third European conference of the European Council for High Ability (held in Munich, Germany), October 11-14, 1992, (Vol.2; pp.190-203). Seattle: Hogrefe & Huber.

Stocking, V. B., & Goldstein, D. (1992). Course selection and performance of very high ability students: Is there a gender gap? Roeper Review, 15, 48-51.

Luthar, S.S., Zigler, E., & Goldstein, D. (1992). Psychosocial adjustment among intellectually gifted adolescents: The role of cognitive-developmental and experiential factors. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 33, 361-375.

Dreyden, J.I., & Gallagher, S.A. (1989). The effects of time and direction changes on the SAT performance of academically talented adolescents. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 12, 187-204.