Year: 2013 Source: Roeper Review.(2011).33(4):239-251. DOI: 10.1080/02783193.2011.603112 SIEC No: 20130960

Multiple semistructured narrative interviews were conducted with 22 intellectually superior children aged 4Ð9 years and with their parents. Manifestations of perfectionism, hypersensitivities, and overexcitabilities were evident among the Filipino gifted children. The implications of such manifestations of heightened sensitivities for educators and diagnosticians were discussed.