Are You Smarter Than You Think?: 160 Ways to Test and Enhance Your Natural Intelligence

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Penguin Compass, 2003 - Psychology - 192 pages
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While IQ assesses important aptitudes such as logical, verbal, numerical, and spatial reasoning skills, true practical intelligence—the kind we rely on in our everyday lives— goes beyond these fundamentals. Talents like creativity, intuition, emotional sensitivity, appreciation for the natural world, and physical ability are just as essential for overcoming life’s challenges. With 160 scientifically proven self-tests and tips for improvement to build the innate and wide-ranging power of your mind, Are You Smarter Than You Think?helps readers of all ages. Filled with lively full-color illustrations, this entertaining and interactive guide reveals not only how smart we actually are, but how smart we can be.

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nature or nurture?
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Claire Gordon is an educational testing expert. She has developed intelligence and emotional assessments for adults and children in the U.S. and U.K.

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