Successful intelligence: how practical and creative intelligence determine success in life

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Simon & Schuster, Oct 1, 1996 - Education - 303 pages
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One of the foremost experts in the field shows why creative and practical intelligence, not IQ, are the best predictors of success in life--in a far-ranging book that is certain to be widely debated.

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68. Successful Intelligence, by Ed. Research into Analytical, Creative, and Practical Intelligence. More interesting insights into how just being smart isn't enough in today's challenging, increasingly flat, technologically savvy world. Read full review

Review: Successful Intelligence: How Practical and Creative Intelligence Determine Success in Life

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

***My notes and quotes from the book*** Successful intelligence = analytic + creative + practical intelligence. Sternberg argues that successful intelligence is the metric we should be using instead ... Read full review

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Contents

Preface
11
Beyond IQ to Successful Intelligence
17
What IQ Tells Us
53
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Robert J. Sternberg is IBM Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Psychology at Yale University. Dr. Sternberg received his B.A. from Yale and his Ph.D. in Psychology from Stanford University. He has received numerous awards including the James McKeen Cattell Award from the American Psychological Society; the Early Career and McCandless Awards from the APA; and the Outstanding Book, Research Review, Sylvia Scribner and Palmer O. Johnson Awards from the AERA. Last year, Dr. Sternberg served as President of APA. In addition, he has been editor of the "Psychological Bulletin" and the "APA Review of Books: Contemporary Psychology" and is a member of the Society of Experimental Psychologists. He is currently the director of the Center for the Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise at Yale University.

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