Perhaps you are interested in the theories and history of gifted education. Below are the trailblazers of the field, and their particular focus.
- Lewis M. Terman – The beginning of giftedness
- Leta S. Hollingsworth – High ability
- Ruth Strang – Parents of gifted children
- Virgil S. Ward – Philosophy of giftedness
- Donald C. Smith – Personal and social adjustments
- E. Paul Torrance – Creative thinking
- Joanne Rand Whitmore – Underachievers