Experiencing in a Higher Key
Piechowski, M. M. (1989). Developmental potential and the growth of the self. In J. VanTassel-Baska & P. Olszewski-Kubilius (Eds.), Patterns of influence on gifted learners: The home, the school, and the self (pp. 87-101). Teachers College Press.
Book review by MMP from Creativity Research Journal. The book reviewed was The Origins of Exceptional Abilities by Michael J. A. Howe (1990).
Handout from a talk given by Dr. Michael M. Piechowski at the 12th Annual Hollingworth Conference in Manchester, New Hampshire, May 1-2, 1999.
Lysy and Piechowski
From Piechowski (2008), page 44.
The Inner Psychic Milieu. This is Chapter IV from Mental Growth through Positive Disintegration. Michael M. Piechowski assisted and created the diagram but is not listed as co-author.
Dabrowski-Piechowski 1969 Higher Emotions and the Objectivity of Valuation. This paper is also Chapter V in Mental Growth through Positive Disintegration (1970).
The theory of positive disintegration appears to be deceptively simple. It tells us that the development of individuality occurs in successive stages, wherein each succeeding stage is higher than the previous one. “Higher” means more awareness, more mental control, more Rogerian openness to experience, more empathy, more individual responsibility. To get from one level to […]