Publications

 

Books

Plucker, J. A., Rinn, A. N., & Makel, M. C. (2017). From giftedness to gifted education: Reflecting theory in practice. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Makel, M., & Plucker, J. A. (2017). Toward a more perfect psychology:Trust, accuracy, transparency. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Plucker, J. A., & Peters, S. J. (2016). Excellence gaps in education: Expanding opportunities for talented youth. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Excellence Gaps Book Trailer SPE 584, Pretty neat book trailer from the University of Alabama

Recipient of 2017 NAGC Book Award and 2017 Legacy Book Award, Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented

Plucker, J. A. (2016). Creativity & innovation: Theory, research, and practice. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Plucker, J. A., & Esping, A. (2014). Intelligence 101. New York: Springer. Published (2016) in Korean by Sigma Press.

Plucker, J. A., & Callahan, C. M. (Eds.). (2014). Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says (2nd ed.). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Plucker, J. A., & Callahan, C. M. (Eds.). (2008). Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. Published (2009) in Korean by Sigma Press.

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Recipient of 2008 Legacy Book Award, Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented

Kaufman, J., Plucker, J. A., & Baer, J. (2008). Essentials of creativity assessment. New York: Wiley.

Recent publications

Plucker, J. A., & Peters, S. J. (2018). Closing poverty-based excellence gaps: Conceptual, measurement, and educational issues.Gifted Child Quarterly, 62, 56-67. http://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/PBwN6QY2TscMrCXXhwDc/full

Plucker, J. A. (2018). Policy in gifted education. In J. L. Roberts, T. F. Inman, & J. H. Robins (Eds.), Introduction to gifted education (pp. 435-449). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Plucker, J. A., & Puryear, J. (2018). Students from rural environments. In C. M. Callahan & H. L. Hertberg-Davis (Eds.),Fundamentals of gifted education: Considering multiple perspectives (2nd ed.) (pp. 418-428). New York: Routledge.

Plucker, J. A., Guo, J., & Dilley, A. (2018). Research-guided programs and strategies for nurturing creativity. In S. I Pfeiffer, E. Shaunessy-Dedrick, & M. Foley-Nicpon (Eds.), APA handbook of giftedness and talent (pp. 387-397). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Plucker, J. A. (2017). Toward a science of creativity: Considerable progress but much work to be done. Journal of Creative Behavior, 51, 301-304.

Plucker, J. A., Lim, W., & Lee, K. (2017). Viewing through one prism or two? Discriminant validity of implicit theories of intelligence and creativity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 11, 392-402.

Peters, S. J., Makel, M. C., Matthews, M. S., Rambo-Hernandez, K. E., & Plucker, J. A. (2017). Should millions of students take a gap year? Large numbers of students start the school year above grade level. Gifted Child Quarterly, 61, 229-238.

Plucker, J. A., Makel, M. C., Matthews, M. S., Peters, S. J., & Rambo-Hernandez, K. E. (2017). Blazing new trails: Strengthening policy research in gifted education. Gifted Child Quarterly, 61, 210-218.

Plucker, J. A., Peters, S. J., & Schmalensee, S. (2017). Reducing excellence gaps: A research-based model. Gifted Child Today, 40, 245-250.

Pang, W., Esping, A., & Plucker, J. A. (2017). Confucian conceptions of human intelligence. Review of General Psychology, 21, 161-169.

Plucker, J. A., & Callahan, C. M. (2017). Special gifts and talents. In J. M. Kauffman, D. P. Hallahan, & P. C. Pullen (Eds.),Handbook of special education (2nd ed.) (pp. 428-444). New York: Routledge.

Plucker, J. A., McWilliams, J., & Guo, J. (2017). Smart contexts for 21st-century talent development: Sociocultural approaches to gifted education. In J. A. Plucker, A. N. Rinn, & M. C. Makel (Eds.), From giftedness to gifted education: Reflecting theory in practice (pp. 227-248). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Worwood, M., & Plucker, J. A. (2017). Domain generality and specificity in creative design thinking. In F, Darbellay, Z. Moody, & T. Lubart (Eds.), Creativity, design thinking and interdisciplinarity (pp. 83-97). Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore.

Plucker, J. (2015). A critical response to “The psychology of creativity: A critical reading.” Creativity: Theories-Research-Applications, 1(2), 228-232. DOI: 10.15290/ctra.2014.01.02.09

Plucker, J., Esping, A., Kaufman, J. C., & Avitia, M. A. (2015). Creativity and intelligence. In S. Goldstein, D. Princiotta, & J. A. Naglieri (Eds.), Handbook of intelligence: Evolutionary theory, historical perspective, and current concepts (pp. 283-291). New York: Springer.

Esping, A., & Plucker, J. (2015). Alfred Binet and the children of Paris. In S. Goldstein, D. Princiotta, & J. A. Naglieri (Eds.), Handbook of intelligence: Evolutionary theory, historical perspective, and current concepts (pp. 153-161). New York: Springer.

Hartley, K.. A., & Plucker, J. (2014). Teacher use of creativity-enhancing activities in Chinese and American elementary classrooms. Creativity Research Journal, 26, 389-399. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2014.961771http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/NJUgPgEpe9FxFcSXA98I/full

Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. (2014). Facts are more important than novelty: Replication in the education sciences. Educational Researcher, 43, 304-316. DOI: 10.3102/0013189X14545513. 

Long, H., Plucker, J., Yu, Q., Ding, Y., & Kaufman, J. C. (2014). Research productivity and performance of journals in the creativity sciences: A bibliometric analysis. Creativity Research Journal, 26, 353-360. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2014.929425http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/A5T3ujuntv2drEpzGFYx/full

Hardesty, J., McWilliams, J., & Plucker, J. (2014). Excellence gaps: What they are, why they are bad, and how smart contexts can address them … or make them worse. High Ability Studies, 25, 71-80. Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/CxEN4szD3IFXscJ6xbNj/full

McWilliams, J., & Plucker, J. (2014). Brain cancer, meat glue, and shifting models of outstanding human behavior: Smart contexts for the 21st century. Talent Development and Excellence, 6(1), 47-55.

Plucker, J., & Callahan, C. M. (2014). Research on giftedness and gifted education: Status of the field and considerations for the future. Exceptional Children, 80, 390-406. DOI: 10.1177/0014402914527244. 

Plucker, J., Qian, M., & Schmalensee, S. L. (2014). Is what you see what you really get? Comparison of scoring techniques in the assessment of real-world divergent thinking. Creativity Research Journal, 26, 135-143. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2014.901023. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/gsnq4DiaCgUuqxB2r4gs/full

Harris, B., & Plucker, J. (2014). Achieving equity and excellence: The role of school mental health providers in shrinking excellence gaps. Gifted Child Today, 37(2), 110-116.

Prusinski, E. L., Ruddy, A., Plucker, J., & Cierniak, K. A. (2014). Chartering new waters: The Indianapolis mayoral transition and the charter school community. Educational Policy. DOI: 10.1177/0895904813510776

Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. (2014). Creativity is more than novelty: Reconsidering replication as a creative act. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8, 27-29.

Plucker, J., & Esping, A. (2014). Developing and maintaining a website for teaching and learning about intelligence. Intelligence, 42, 171-175. DOI: 10.1016/j.intell.2013.08.007.

Plucker, J. (2014). Managing our expectations: What we can and can’t learn from innovations in teacher quality in other countries. In F. M. Hess & M. Q. McShane (Eds.), Teacher quality 2.0: Toward a new era in education reform (pp. 203-218). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. (2014). School choice. In J. A. Plucker & C. M. Callahan (Eds.), Critical issues and practices in gifted education (2nd ed.; pp. 545-552). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Burroughs, N., & Plucker, J. (2014). Excellence gaps. In J. A. Plucker & C. M. Callahan (Eds.), Critical issues and practices in gifted education (2nd ed.; pp. 255-265). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Plucker, J. (2014). Review of Ungifted: Intelligence RedefinedPsychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8, 262-263.