The gifted adults foundation in The Netherlands
Mrs. Noks Nauta
phone: +31 15 2125034
IHBV is an organization for knowledge, projects and networking meant to improve life for gifted and talented adults.
The gifted adults foundation IHBV publishes leaflets based on frequently asked questions. These leaflets are one-paged documents about a specific theme in relation to giftedness.
The following leaflets are available:
Gifted adult students: tips on studying
A master thesis of a student at Open University The Netherlands (November 2013) informed us about a qualitative study into the studying experiences of gifted adults who went back to college. Based on this study, and combined with informal interviews with gifted adults, the following tips were formulated.
SENG Conference 2013
The following presentations were given by Ms Noks Nauta and Mr Ido van der Waal during the SENG-conference Warm A Gifted Heart, July 19-21 2013:
The documented reactions during the workshops:
The following publications are available in English:
Van de Ven, R. and Nauta, A.P. Gifted Adults and their preferred style of learning. Translation of Dutch article, published on the website of IHBV, 2012.
Moerman, M. and Nauta, A.P. Giftedness and Sleep. Translation of Dutch article, published on the website of IHBV, 2011.
Dijkstra, P., Barelds, D.P.H., Groothof, H.A.K., Ronner, S., & Nauta, A.P. Partner
Preferences of the Intellectually Gifted, Marriage & Family Review, 2012, 48:1, 96-
Dijkstra, P., Barelds, D.P.H., Ronner, S., & Nauta, A.P. Personality and wellbeing: Do
the intellectually gifted differ from the general population? Advanced Development
Journal nr 13 (2012), p 103-118. Abstract.
Nauta, N., Ronner, S., & Brasseur, D. Good supervisors for gifted employees.
Internal publication IHBV. February 14, 2012.
Ronner, S., Nauta, N., & Brasseur, D. Recommendations based on research project
‘Good supervisors for gifted employees’. Internal publication IHBV. February 14,
Nauta, N., & van Eck, C. What is the opinion of members of Mensa in the
Netherlands about including membership of Mensa in their CV? Mensa International
Journal, September 2011.
Dijkstra, P., Barelds, D., Ronner, S., & Nauta, A. Humor styles and their relationship
to wellbeing among the gifted. Gifted and Talented International, (2011) 26(1&2), 89-
Nauta, N., Moerman, M., van Thiel, M., & Smits, M. Gifted adults and their sleep.
Yearbook of the NSWO, Dec 2011.