Volume 16, Issue 3 (Autumn 2014)                   Advances in Cognitive Sciences 2014, 16(3): 24-30 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Department of Exceptional Children Pychology, Psychology& Educational Sciences Faculty, Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran.
2- Department of Clinical children psychology, Psychology& Educational Sciences Faculty, Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran.
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Introduction: This study was carried out to determine the correlation between expressive and receptive language in intellectually gifted and normal female elementary students.
Methods: The study sample comprised all female students of grades 1 to 3 in elementary schools across the city of Isfahan. Subjects’ age ranged between 6 to 8 year. The sample was selected through multiphasic sampling method from different zones in Isfahan. Using the Cattell Intelligence Test's A form, students were divided in two groups, the intelectually gifted and normal. The sample included 60 intellectually gifted and 60 normal students. Linguistic variables were measured via Testing of the Language Development (TOLD-P). Pearson correlation coefficient was employed to analyze the data. 
Results: There found to be a positive correlation between the expressive and receptive language in gifted and normal female students.
Conclusion: The correlation appeared to be more pronounced in intellectually gifted as compared to normal students however, statistical analysis failed to show any significant difference between the two groups. The findings have undergone critical discussions on theoretical basis
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/07/17 | Accepted: 2014/01/16 | Published: 2014/06/23

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