Talent Research is conducted on the developmental conditions of special talents and the implementation and evaluation of diagnostic tools, counselling approaches and support frameworks for gifted children, adolescents and adults.

  • Exploration in thought processes of and learning strategies for gifted children in interdisciplinary studies
  • Exploration of the development and learning conditions in the context of family, school and peer groups, as well as its supporting role in gifted education
  • Development of theoretical models and the establishment of test procedures for the identification of giftedness
  • Development of differentiated feature models and diagnostic tools for mathematically gifted children
  • Development and testing of a process-oriented support diagnosis for educational use
  • Development and testing of didactic approaches for a talent supportive classroom
  • Development and testing of task arrangements for mathematically gifted children in curricular and extra-curricular support projects
  • Evaluation of projects and programmes for gifted students
  • Academic support and advice for institutions in gifted education (e.g. Neue Schule Wolfsburg)