OVERACHIEVER By N., Sam M.S. - 8 noun. an individual, like a pupil, who reach levels of success beyond their capacity as calculated and expected by aptitude and general-intelligence exams. OVERACHIEVER: "Jack was a classic overachiever in his teachers' opinions." Related Psychology Terms APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS Developing a Case Study Hitler and Conformity FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ANTISOCIAL REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OVERACHIEVER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overachiever/ (accessed August 16, 2022).