Year 2020, Volume 8 , Issue 4, Pages 1631 - 1641 2020-12-15

Life satisfaction for gifted adults: Its relation to gender, age, religiosity, and income

Hiam KATANANİ̇ [1]


The study's main objective is revealing the level of life satisfaction for gifted adults and its relation to gender, age, religiosity, income. The researcher used a descriptive approach with its two analytical and relational aspects. The study participants consisted of 80 (48 males and 32 females) members of the Jubilee School graduates from the first fifteen cohorts (Jubilee school is a special school for gifted and talented students in Jordan). To achieve the study goals and answer its questions, the researcher used the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SLS) developed by Diener et al. (1985). The finding shows that gifted adults were highly satisfied with their lives, with their living conditions, with their semi-ideal life, and they were highly satisfied that they have gotten the important things they want in life. The results also indicate no significant differences in the degree of life satisfaction among the gifted due to gender, religiosity, and income. However, there were significant differences between gifted adults' scores of life satisfaction due to age. The study concluded that gender, religion, and income have little influence on gifted adults' life satisfaction. However, further research is required to bridge the literature gap concerning different life aspects amongst gifted adults, potentially impacting their life satisfaction.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Special
Journal Section Gifted Education
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-0972-9140
Author: Hiam KATANANİ̇ (Primary Author)
Institution: AL Balqa Applied University
Country: Jordan


Dates

Publication Date : December 15, 2020

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APA Katanani̇̇, H . (2020). Life satisfaction for gifted adults: Its relation to gender, age, religiosity, and income . Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists , 8 (4) , 1631-1641 . DOI: 10.17478/jegys.840243
MLA Katanani̇̇, H . "Life satisfaction for gifted adults: Its relation to gender, age, religiosity, and income" . Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 (2020 ): 1631-1641 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jegys/issue/56816/840243>
Chicago Katanani̇̇, H . "Life satisfaction for gifted adults: Its relation to gender, age, religiosity, and income". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 (2020 ): 1631-1641
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ISNAD Katanani̇̇, Hiam . "Life satisfaction for gifted adults: Its relation to gender, age, religiosity, and income". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 / 4 (December 2020): 1631-1641 . https://doi.org/10.17478/jegys.840243
AMA Katanani̇̇ H . Life satisfaction for gifted adults: Its relation to gender, age, religiosity, and income. JEGYS. 2020; 8(4): 1631-1641.
Vancouver Katanani̇̇ H . Life satisfaction for gifted adults: Its relation to gender, age, religiosity, and income. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists. 2020; 8(4): 1631-1641.
IEEE H. Katanani̇̇ , "Life satisfaction for gifted adults: Its relation to gender, age, religiosity, and income", Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 1631-1641, Dec. 2020, doi:10.17478/jegys.840243