Roland Persson

Professor pedagogisk psykologi
Avdelningen för pedagogik och psykologi , Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation
Filosofie doktor i psykologi
Docent i psykologi

Forskning

Roland S Persson är i huvudsak knuten till Human Resource-programmet och ämnesområdet psykologi. Han är verksam inom Encell, understryker forskarens ansvar gentemot det omgivande samhället (den sk. Tredje uppgiften), och har hittills  bedrivit forskningsprojekt om musikalisk kommunikation och lärande; om särbegåvning i utbildningssystemens olika nivåer; Talent Management med utgångspunkt från vad Google kallar "smartcreatives"; om könsrollsförståelse och könsrollskonstruktens mätning; om kunskapsklimat i olika Europeiska länder samt på senare tid mer övergripande teoretisk forskning kring individen, samhället och social evolution.

Biografi

Roland S Persson, PhD, FCollT, är professor i pedagogisk psykologi och har en forskningsinriktning mot hög prestation (talang), särbegåvning och makrosocial dynamik i förhållande till dessa. Persson är Fellow of The College of Teachers i London, England. Han är även medlem av och rådgivare till International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE).

Antologibidrag

Persson, R., Aktaş, V. (2019). Understanding why an immigrant neurosurgeon is driving your taxi: On highly qualified foreign labour looking for work in your country. In: H. Ahl, I. Bergmo-Prvulovic & K. Kilhammar (Ed.), Human resource management: A Nordic perspective (pp. 153 -162). London, UK: Routledge
Persson, R., Aktas, V. (2019). Those who know more than you: Talent management in the Google era. In: H. Ahl, I. Bergmo-Prvulovic & K. Kilhammar (Ed.), Human resource management: A Nordic perspective (pp. 190 -202). London, UK: Routledge
Persson, R. (2019). Recruitment mistakes, future employees, and fabulous fantasies: The market's need of magical qualities. In: H. Ahl, I. Bergmo-Prvulovic & K. Kilhammar (Ed.), Human resource management: A Nordic perspective (pp. 86 -102). London, UK: Routledge
Persson, R. (2019). Destined to lead the world? Great leaders, fashionable nonsense, and the origins and possible future of leadership. In: Roya Klingner (Ed.), Leadership in gifted education (pp. 1 -47). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Aktaş, V., Persson, R. (2017). Fel person på fel plats: Om högutbildade invandrare på den svenska arbetsmarknaden. In: Helene Ahl, Ingela Bergmo-Prvulovic & Karin Kilhammar (Ed.), HR: Att ta tillvara mänskliga resurser (pp. 191 -206). Lund, SE: Studentlitteratur AB
Persson, R. (2017). Accountable talent: Under and overachievement as investible human capital. In: Roya Klingner (Ed.), Gifted underachiever (pp. 1 -32). Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Persson, R. (2017). Ett förord till en förträfflig bok. In: Särskilt begåvade elever: Pedagogens utmaning och möjlighet Stockholm: Gothia Förlag AB
Persson, R. (2017). Felrekrytering, framtidens anställda och fabulösa fantasier: Om marknadens behov av magiska egenskaper. In: Helene Ahl, Ingela Bergmo-Prvulovic & Karin Kilhammar (Ed.), HR: Att ta tillvara mänskliga resurser (pp. 113 -136). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Persson, R., Aktaş, V. (2017). De som kan mer än du: Talent management i Googles tidevarv för särskilda begåvningar i svenska organisationer. In: Helene Ahl, Ingela Bergmo-Prvulovic & Karin Kilhammar (Ed.), HR: Att ta tillvara mänskliga resurser (pp. 237 -256). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Persson, R. (2016). Human Nature: The Unpredictable Variable in Engineering the Future. In: Don Ambrose & Robert J. Sternberg (Ed.), Giftedness and Talent in the 21st Century: Adapting to the Turbulence of Globalization (pp. 65 -80). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers
Persson, R. (2015). Through the looking-glass: Understanding the social dynamics of human nature and gifted identity. In: Roya Klingner (Ed.), Make them shine: Identification and understanding of gifted children under consideration of their social and emotional needs (pp. 37 -76). Zurich, Switzerland: LIT Verlag
Shaughnessy, F., Persson, R. (2009). Observed trends and needed trends in Gifted Education. In: Shavinina, Larisa (Ed.), International Handbook on Giftedness: Part Two (pp. 1285 -1291). Dordrecht, NL: Springer Science
Kaufman, C., Kaufman, B., Beghetto, A., Burgess, A., Persson, R. (2009). Creative giftedness: Beginnings, Developments, and Future Promises. In: Shavinina, Larisa (Ed.), International Handbook on Giftedness: Part One (pp. 585 -598). Dordrecht, NL: Springer Science
Persson, R. (2009). Europe, Gifted Education. In: Barbara Kerr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent: Volume 1 Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
Persson, R. (2009). The unwanted gifted and talented: A sociobiological perspective of the societal functions of giftedness. In: Larisa V. Shavinina (Ed.), International Handbook on Giftedness (pp. 913 -924). Dordrecht: Springer Science
Persson, R. (2009). The Elusive Muse: Understanding Musical Giftedness. In: Larisa V. Shavinina (Ed.), International Handbook on Giftedness (pp. 727 -749). Dordrecht: Springer Science
Juslin, P., Persson, R. (2002). Emotional communication. In: Richard Parncutt & Gary E. McPherson (Ed.), The science and psychology of music performance: creative strategies for teaching and learning (pp. 219 -236). New York: Oxford University Press
Persson, R. (2001). The subjective world of the performer. In: Patrik N. Juslin and John A. Sloboda (Ed.), Music and Emotion: Theory and research (pp. 275 -289). Oxford: Oxford University Press
Persson, R. (2001). Pandora’s Box revisited?: On information technology, technostress, virtual addiction and the effects of information overload. In: Mohamed Chaib (Ed.), Perspectives on Human-Computer Interactions: A multidisciplinary approach (pp. 17 -49). Lund: Studentlitteratur
Persson, R., Joswig, H., Balogh, L. (2000). Gifted education in Europe: Programs, practices, and current research. In: Kurt A. Heller (Ed.), International handbook of giftedness and talent (pp. 703 -734). Amsterdam: Elsevier
Persson, R., Pratt, G., Robson, C. (1996). Motivational and influential components of musical performance: A qualitative analysis. In: Arthur J. Cropley and Detlev Dehn (Ed.), Fostering the growth of high ability: European perspectives (pp. 287 -302). Norwood, NJ: Ablex
Persson, R. (1996). Concert musicians as teachers: On good intentions falling short. In: Arthur J. Cropley and Detlev Dehn (Ed.), Fostering the growth of high ability: European perspectives (pp. 303 -320). Norwood, NJ: Ablex
Persson, R. (1995). Musical reality: Exploring the subjective world of performers. In: Raymond Monelle and Catherine T. Gray (Ed.), Song and signification: Studies in music semiotics Edinburgh: Faculty of Music, Edinburgh University

Artikel

Persson, R. (2020). Challenging the Culture of Competition Third Factor.
Aktaş, V., Nilsson, M., Borell, K., Persson, R. (2019). Taking to the streets: A study of the street academy in Ankara British Journal of Educational Studies.
Aktaş, V., Tepe, Y., Persson, R. (2018). Investigating Turkish university students’ attitudes towards refugees in a time of Civil War in neighboring Syria Current psychology (New Brunswick, N.J.).
Persson, R. (2018). The Confusing Life of Being Too Different , 1(4).
Persson, R. (2017). Reconsidering the Ambitions and Position of Gifted Education , 39(3), 183-186.
Persson, R. (2015). High ability and dreams of innovation and prosperity in the emerging global knowledge economy: A critical analysis of changing orientations in research and practice International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, 2(2), 15-34 Paris, France: International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE) .
Persson, R. (2015). Vem bryr sig om talangerna? Axess, 48-53 Stockholm .
Persson, R. (2015). A voice of sanity in the arid land of dogmatic systems International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, 3(2), 65-70 Ulm, Germany .
Persson, R. (2014). Särbegåvning: Ett differentierat fenomen med sociala konsekvenser Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift, 91(2), 139-151 Stockholm .
Persson, R. (2013). Särbegåvade elever och den svenska skolan Specialpedagogisk tidskrift - Att undervisa, 6-10.
Persson, R. (2013). Who decides what giftedness is? , 1(2).
Persson, R. (2012). Cultural Variation and Dominance in a Globalised Knowledge-Economy: Towards a Culture-Sensitive Research Paradigm in the Science of Giftedness Gifted and Talented International, 27(1), 15-45 World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) .
Persson, R. (2012). A bold and promising model with a few loose ends High Ability Studies, 23(1), 97-99.
Persson, R. (2011). Ability climates in Europe as socially represented notability High Ability Studies, 22(1), 79-101 London: Routledge .
Persson, R. (2011). Straight talking gifted and talented education Talent Development and Excellence, 3(1), 93-94 Ulm, Germany and Beijing, China: International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence .
Persson, R. (2010). The importance and weaknesses of the productivist industrial model of knowledge production Gifted and Talented International, 25(1), 31-33 Winnipeg, Canada: WCTGC .
Persson, R. (2010). Adding emotion to the gifted musical mind: Towards a model of gifted musical thinking The International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving, 20(2), 85-109.
Persson, R. (2010). Experiences of intellectually gifted students in an egalitarian and inclusive educational system: A survey study Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 33(4), 536-569.
Persson, R. (2009). Gifted Education: Recent developments in Sweden ECHA News, 23(2), 19-21.
Persson, R. (2009). Intellectually Gifted Individuals' Career Choices and Work Satisfaction: A descriptive study Gifted and Talented International, 24(1), 11-25 Winnipeg, Canada: World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) .
Persson, R. (2007). The Myth of the Anti-Social Genius: A Survey Study of the Socio-Emotional Aspects of High-IQ Individuals Gifted and Talented International, 22(2), 19-34.
Persson, R. (2006). VSAIEEDC - A cognition-based generic model for qualitative data analysis in giftedness and talent research Gifted and Talented International, 21(2), 29-37.
Persson, R. (2005). Voices in the wilderness: Counselling gifted students in a Swedish egalitarian setting International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 27(2), 263-276.
Persson, R. (2002). Hoogbegaafdheid in het buitenland: Zweden – begaafde leerlingen in een egalitair onderwijssysteem Talent, 3(7), 12- Utrecht: Uitgevereij Lemma .
Persson, R. (2000). Survival of the fittest or the most talented?: Deconstructing the myth of the musical maestro Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, 12(1), 25-38.
Persson, R. (1999). High Ability, society and its future: The broader curriculum Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 8(1), 5-14.
Persson, R. (1999). Exploring high ability in egalitarian settings: Swedish school teachers and gifted students Gifted and Talented International, 10(1), 6-11.
Persson, R. (1996). Brilliant performers as teachers: A case study of common sense teaching in a conservatoire setting International Journal of Music Education, 28(1), 25-36.
Persson, R. (1996). Studying with a musical maestro: A case study of common sense teaching in artistic training Creativity Research Journal, 9(1), 33-46.
Persson, R. (1995). Psychosocial stressors among student musicians: A naturalistic study of the teacher-student relationship International Journal of Arts Medicine, 4(2), 7-13.
Persson, R. (1995). Vad är musikpsykologi och vad gör en musikpsykolog? Psykologtidningen, 41(3), 4-7 Stockholm: Psykologförbundet .
Persson, R., Robson, C. (1995). The Limits of Experimentation: On Researching Music and Musical Settings Psychology of Music, 23(1), 39-47.
Persson, R. (1994). Concert musicians as teachers: On good intentions falling short European Journal For High Ability, 5(1), 79-89.
Persson, R. (1994). Control before shape - on mastering the clarinet: A case study on commonsense teaching British Journal of Music Education, 11(3), 223-238.
Persson, R., Pratt, G., Robson, C. (1992). Motivational and Influential Components of Musical Performance: A Qualitative Analysis European Journal For High Ability, 3(2), 206-217.

Bok

Persson, R. (2018). Evolved human giftedness: Reclaiming science from ideology, dogmatism, and self-serving bias. Ulm, Germany: The Interantional Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE)
Persson, R. (2010). Kulturförståelse i ett globaliserat samhälle. Morrisville, NC: Lulu Press
Persson, R. (2006). Pragmatisk analys: Att skriva om och tolka kvalitativa data. Morrisville, NC: Lulu Publishing
Atterström, H., Persson, R. (2000). Brister eller olikheter?: Specialpedagogik på alternativa grundvalar. Lund: Studentlitteratur
Persson, R. (1999). Vetenskaplig handledning. Lund: Studentlitteratur
Persson, R. (1997). Annorlunda land: Särbegåvningens psykologi. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell
Persson, R. (1996). Psyke, stress och konstnärlig frihet: Ansats till en yrkesmusikalisk psykosomatik. Stockholm: KMH förl. (Musikhögsk.)

Doktorsavhandling

Konferensbidrag

Persson, R. (2019). Challenges to the basis of giftedness and talent education. Complexity of giftedness and creativity phenomena: challenges - and individual and society. 25th Round Table Conference on Giftedness, Vrsac, Serbia, 28 June 2019.
Persson, R. (2018). Skola, utbildningspolitik och bortglömda vetenskapliga sanningar. LUMA (Lärareutbildare i matematik) Konferensen,17-19 oktober 2018, Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation, Jönköping University..
Persson, R. (2018). To be abnormal in a normal world. A paper for the 10-year jubilee of the Bavarian Centre for Gifted and Talented Children, 3-4 November 2018 at Freising, Germany.
Persson, R. (2017). The few, the proud and the brave: Finding, hiring and managing gifted employees in a time of talent wars. International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE) Conference, Lisbon, 2-6 July, 2017..
Persson, R. (2013). Who decides what giftedness is?: On the dilemma of researching and educating the gifted mind in the light of culture, political ambition, and scientific dogma.. The Twentieth World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children, Louisville, KY, USA, 10-14 August 2013.
Persson, R. (2011). Ability Climates: The forgotten cultural factor in promoting gifted education. the International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE) Conference 2011, Istanbul, Turkey, 6-9 July, 2011..
Persson, R. (2011). The Multidimensional Model of Musical Giftedness (3MG): Breaking new ground in understanding musical talent and musical thinking. World Council for Gifted and Talented Children WCGTC Conference, Prague.
Persson, R. (2011). Social responsibility for Talent in Europe: Considerations in planning for a European Model for Talent Support. ”Social and European Responsibility” of the Hungarian EU Presidential Conference on Talent Support, Budapest, Hungary, 7-10 April 2011.
Persson, R. (2009). The Talent of Being Inconvenient: On the Societal Functions of Giftedness. 18th World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children, 3 – 7 August 2009, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada.
Persson, R. (1996). The maestro music teacher and musicians' mental health. The Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (104th, Toronto, ON, Canada).
Persson, R. (1996). The maestro teacher and musicians’ mental health. The 104th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association in Toronto, Canada, August 9-13, 1996.
Persson, R. (1996). The maestro music teacher and musicians' mental health. American Psychological Association 104th Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 9-13, 1996..

Rapport

Persson, R. (2017). Distress or satisfaction?: Talent management in higher education worldwide. Ulm: International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE)
Bondarik, M., Dymarskaya, O., Persson, R. (2017). Talent for the knowledge economy? A case study of Russia and the search for key people for economic growth. Jönköping: Jönköping University
Gustafsson, J. Allodi Westling, M. Alin Åkerman, B. Eriksson, C. Eriksson, L. Fischbein, S. , ... Persson R. (2010). School, Learning and Mental Health: A systematic review. Stockholm: Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien

Samlingsverk

(2014). Se mig också!: Om särbegåvades utsatthet. Stockholm: Karolinska och Vetenskapsrådet

Övrigt

Persson, R. (2019). Särbegåvade barn i skolan och deras hälsa. Jönköping, Sweden
Persson, R. (2011). On being musically gifted: For teachers, parents and their music-­studying pupils. Freising, Bavaria, Germany: The Bavarian Center for the Gifted and Talented
Persson, R. (2010). Förord.