'Mellow Out' They Say. If I Only Could.

Intensities and Sensitivities of the Young and Bright

by Michael M. Piechowski, Ph.D. 

Foreword by Nicholas Colangelo, Ph.D.  

Royal Fireworks Press, 2014


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    2 vols. Oceanside, NY: Dabor Science
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    empirical approach to the study of
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Piechowski, M. M. (1978). Self-actualization as a
    developmental structure: A profile of Antoine
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Piechowski, M. M., & Tyska, C. (1982).
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Lysy, K. Z., & Piechowski, M. M. (1983).
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Piechowski, M. M. (1979). Developmental
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    (1981). Measuring levels of emotional
    development. Genetic Psychology
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Piechowski, M. M. & Colangelo, N. (1984). 
    Developmental potential of the gifted. Gifted
    Child Quarterly
, 28, 80-88. 
Piechowski, M. M. & Cunningham, K. (1985). 
    Patterns of overexcitability in a group of
    artists. Journal of Creative Behavior, 19,
Piechowski, M. M., Silverman, L. K., & Falk, R. F.
    (1985). Comparison of intellectually and
    artistically gifted on five dimensions of mental
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Piechowski, M. M. (1986). The concept of 
    developmental potential. Roeper Review, 8,
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    developmental framework for
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Piechowski, M. M. (1992). Giftedness for all
    seasons: Inner peace in time of war. In 
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Piechowski, M. M. (1993). "Origins" without 
    origins: Exceptional abilities explained away. 
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    An expanded view. APEX: The New Zealand
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Piechowski, M. M. (1998). The self victorious: 
    Personal strengths, chance, and co-incidence.
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    child-centered gifted education. Gifted Child
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Piechowski, M. M. (2000). Childhood experiences
    and spiritual giftedness. Advanced 
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Piechowski, M. M. (2001). Childhood spirituality.
    Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 33,
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    Maslow and Dabrowski: Excitability of
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    higher key: Dabrowski’s theory of and for the
    gifted. Gifted Education Communicator, 33
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Piechowski, M. M. (1958). The potato starch
    hydrolyzate as a substrate of carrot tissue
    grown in vitro. Acta Societatis Botanicorum
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Piechowski, M. M., & Nowacki, E. (1959).
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Susman, M., Piechowski, M.M., & Richie, D.A.
    (1965). Studies in phage development. I. An
    acridine-sensitive clock. Virology, 26, 63-174.
Piechowski, M.M., & Susman, M. (1966). Studies
    In phage development. II. The maturation of 
    T4 phage in the presence of puromycin. 
, 28, 386-395. 
Piechowski, M.M. & Susman, M. (1966). Studies
    on phage development. III. The fate of T4
    DNA and protein synthesized in the presence
    of 9-aminoacridine. Virology, 28, 396-403.
Piechowski, M. M. & Susman M. (1967).
    Acridine-resistance in phage T4D. Genetics,
    56, 133-148. 
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    M. & Czartoryski, J. (1970). Temporary arrest
    of maturable precursor synthesis in some 
    temperature-sensitive mutants of phage T4.
    Virology, 40, 1052-1056. 


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