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College Admissions for the 21st Century

Robert J. Sternberg - Political Science - 2011 - 224 pages
Sternberg's book convincingly indicts the SAT and ACT exams. A single test lasting a few hours, he writes, "ends up having a weight equal" to the product of "years of effort ...
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Personality and Intelligence

Robert J. Sternberg, Patricia Ruzgis - Psychology - 1994 - 337 pages
Motivated by their belief that the most interesting work on intelligence is now being done at the interface of intelligence and personality, Robert Sternberg and Patricia ...
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Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity Synthesized

Robert J. Sternberg - Psychology - 2003
In Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity Synthesized, first published in 2003, Sternberg reviews and summarizes the best research available on human intelligence. He argues that ...
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Practical Intelligence in Everyday Life

Robert J. Sternberg - Psychology - 2000 - 288 pages
This path-breaking book reviews psychological research on practical intelligence and describes its importance in everyday life. The authors reveal the importance of tacit ...
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Definitions and Conceptions of Giftedness

Robert J. Sternberg - Education - 2004 - 182 pages
The discussions in this volume explore the multiple faces of giftedness and talent, the validity of available assessments, and how educators can develop giftedness and talent.
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Thinking Styles

Robert J. Sternberg - Psychology - 1999 - 180 pages
A psychologist offers a theory about the variety of thinking and learning styles used by different people to explain why aptitude tests, grades, and classroom performance often ...
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Metaphors of Mind: Conceptions of the Nature of Intelligence

Robert J. Sternberg - Psychology - 1990 - 344 pages
This text enables readers to understand human intelligence from a variety of standpoints, such as psychology, anthropology, computational science, sociology, and philosophy ...
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Intelligence: A Brief History

Anna T. Cianciolo, Robert J. Sternberg - Psychology - 2008 - 184 pages
Intelligence: A Brief History is a lively and accessible look at the origins of the field of intelligence. The book explores the nature and measurement of intelligence ...
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Self-awareness: Its Nature and Development

M. D. Ferrari, Robert J. Sternberg - Psychology - 1998 - 430 pages
This integrative volume brings together leading social scientists to present diverse perspectives on the emergence, development, and practical role of self-awareness. Shedding ...
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The Nature of Cognition

Robert J. Sternberg - Psychology - 1999 - 736 pages
This book is the first to introduce the study of cognition in terms of the major conceptual themes that underlie virtually all the substantive topics.
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