Successful Intelligence: How Pratical and Creative Intelligence Determines Success in Life

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1996 - Psychology - 303 pages
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Award-winning professor Robert J. Sternberg offers a new definition of intelligence which includes the willingness to take risks and overcome obstacles. His definition predicts how students will fare in problem-solving in both their personal and professional lives. With the keys on how to achieve life's more important goals, "Successful Intelligence" will change the way we regard aptitude and intelligence.

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

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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

Contents

Preface
11
Beyond IQ to Successful Intelligence
17
What IQ Tells Us
53
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Robert J. Sternberg, PhD, is Provost and Senior Vice President as well as Professor of Psychology at Oklahoma State University. His PhD is from Stanford and he holds 11 honorary doctorates. Sternberg is the author of roughly 1250 publications and has won two dozen awards. He is President-Elect of the Federation of Associations of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, President of the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology, and a former President of the American Psychological Association.

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