2010 John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology

Stijn Smeets


Stijn grew up in Tongeren (Belgium) and obtained a Master of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Leuven. Currently he is a doctoral student at Vanderbilt University, where he works with the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY). He investigates how educational interventions, mentorship,and parental involvement can facilitate the development of high achievement, good health, and well-being in precocious youth. His long term goal is to collaborate in a European wide talent identification and talent development program.