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age-adolescent

This document deals with, or the participants in this study were adolescents around 12-18 years old.

age-adults

This document deals with, or the participants in this study were adults, generally somewhere between 16-99 years old.

age-children

This document deals with, or the participants in this study were children around 0-12 years old.

age-seniors

This document deals with, or the participants in this study were seniors, generally about 50-99 years old.

age-unspecified

This document contains information in general, not about a specific age group. If this is a research article, then the age of the participants was not specified.

age-young-adults

This document deals with, or the participants in this study were young adults, around 16-30 years old.

age-youth-general

This document deals with, or the participants in this study were youth in general, around 0-25 years old.

def-high-achieving

The definition of giftedness that is used in this document, or the definition of giftedness to select participants for this study was based mostly on the individual being a "high-achiever". For example school grades, winning a competition, or a high salary is used to determine is someone is "gifted".

def-iq

The definition of giftedness that is used in this document, or the definition of giftedness to select participants for this study was based mostly on an IQ-score, or a very highly correlated measure, such as a SAT score.

def-other

The definition of giftedness that is used in this document, or the definition of giftedness to select participants for this study can not be classified as selecting "high-achievers" and is not strictly an IQ measure, but a combination of any factors.

def-unspecified

The definition of giftedness that is used in this document, or the definition of giftedness to select participants for this study was unclear or unspecified

evidence-x

The tags "evidence-1" up to "evidence-5" denote the rating, or quality or the study. This is expressed visually in how many stars are displayed. For more information about the meaning of the different ratings and how the database items are rated, see the Information section on ratings.

hg-eg-pg

This tag, an abbreviation of "Highly Gifted", "Exceptionally Gifted" and "Profoundly Gifted" is used to indicate that this database item is about highly, exceptionally or profoundly gifted people. When speaking in terms of IQ-score, these are the people that score more than 3 standard deviations above the mean.

higher-education

This tag indicates that this database item deals with any sort of tertiary education, such as a university, college, under- or graduate school and such.

language-dutch, language-german, ....

Database items that were written in other languages than English are given the tag: "language-x", where "x" stands for the specific language.