SUCCESSFUL INTELLIGENCE by Robert Sternberg
How Practical and Creative Intelligence Determines Success in Life

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Argues that creative and practical intelligence, rather than the results of a standard IQ test, are the keys to succeeding in the business world and doing well at most jobs.
 

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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.
 
Published October 14, 1996 by Simon & Schuster. 304 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Science & Math, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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With the exception of some repetition and some self-evident assertions in a concluding chapter that delineates 20 aspects of successful intelligence (does it really need stating that ``successfully intelligent people spread themselves neither too thin nor too thick''?), Sternberg writes clearly a...

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If Sternberg is right, IQ tests measure only inert intelligence, academic knowledge that does not necessarily lead to goal-directed action or real-world problem-solving. Professor of psychology an

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If Sternberg is right, IQ tests measure only inert intelligence, academic knowledge that does not necessarily lead to goal-directed action or real-world problem-solving. Professor of psychology an

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