Understanding Emotional Intensity in Gifted Children


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What does it mean to be emotionally intense?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a disparity between cognition and emotion?

2. Which behavior might be exhibited by gifted children as a result of emotional intensity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment will test your comprehension of emotional intensity and gifted children. To pass the quiz, you'll need to be familiar with the effects of emotional intensity in gifted children.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Taking this quiz can test how much you know about the following:

  • Meaning of emotional intensity
  • Disparity between cognition and emotion
  • Behavior of gifted children caused by emotional intensity
  • Helping a gifted child who is emotionally intense
  • Examples of internal pressure felt by gifted children

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about emotional intensity and gifted children
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how to help a gifted child with emotional intensity and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the disparity between cognition and emotion

Additional Learning

To take an even closer look at this topic, you can review the related lesson titled Understanding Emotional Intensity in Gifted Children. This lesson covers the following:

  • Why gifted children experience intense emotion
  • What insight is and the pros and cons of having extra insight
  • Teaching children how to regulate their emotional experiences
  • How the focus on cognitive and intellectual growth can negatively affect emotion in children