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  1. Family Environment and Intellectual Functioning

    A Life-span Perspective

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Robert J. Sternberg

    What is the impact of the family environment on us, particularly with regard to our intellectual functioning? Does the role of early family environment wear off, as some researchers have suggested, or does it maintain or possibly even become more important as we grow older? This book examines the...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The General Factor of Intelligence

    How General Is It?

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko

    This edited volume presents a balanced approach to the ongoing debate of just how general the "general factor" of intelligence is. To accomplish this goal, the editors chose a number of distinct approaches to the study of intelligence--psychometric, genetic-epistemological, cognitive, biological,...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Environmental Effects on Cognitive Abilities

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko

    It sometimes seems that it is difficult to pick up a current newspaper or a magazine without it containing a story about some behavioral characteristic for which it has been found that a gene is responsible. Even aspects of behavior that one would feel certain are environmentally controlled are now...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. The Creativity Conundrum

    A Propulsion Model of Kinds of Creative Contributions

    By Robert J. Sternberg, James C. Kaufman, Jean E. Pretz

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    This book challenges traditional notions of creativity as a trait, and brings forward ideas of multiple types of creativity, along with the possibility of development of creativity....

    Published November 27th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. The Evolution of Intelligence

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg, James C. Kaufman

    How is one to understand the nature of intelligence? One approach is through psychometric testing, but such an approach often puts the "cart before the horse"--the test before the theory. Another approach is to use evolutionary theory. This criterion has been suggested by a number of individuals in...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Intelligence and Technology

    The Impact of Tools on the Nature and Development of Human Abilities

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg, David D. Preiss

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    In this volume, Robert J. Sternberg and David D. Preiss bring together different perspectives on understanding the impact of various technologies on human abilities, competencies, and expertise. The inclusive range of historical, comparative, sociocultural, cognitive, educational, industrial/...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. How Dogmatic Beliefs Harm Creativity and Higher-Level Thinking

    Edited by Don Ambrose, Robert J. Sternberg

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    In a world plagued by enormous, complex problems requiring long-range vision and interdisciplinary insights, the need to attend to the influence of dogmatic thinking on the development of high ability and creative intelligence is pressing. This volume introduces the problem of dogmatism broadly,...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Translating Theory and Research Into Educational Practice

    Developments in Content Domains, Large Scale Reform, and Intellectual Capacity

    Edited by Mark A. Constas, Robert J. Sternberg

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    This book shows, in detail and with concrete examples, how educational theory and research can be translated into practice. Well-known researchers who have worked to establish productive, sustainable connections between the knowledge produced by the research community and the practices employed in...

    Published March 20th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Nature of Intellectual Styles

    By Li-fang Zhang, Robert J. Sternberg

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    This book provides an up-to-date, panoramic picture of the field of intellectual styles through describing, analyzing, and integrating the major theoretical and research works on the topic. Readers will gain a broad understanding of the field--its nature, origins, historical development, theories,...

    Published March 6th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Motivation, Emotion, and Cognition

    Integrative Perspectives on Intellectual Functioning and Development

    Edited by David Yun Dai, Robert J. Sternberg

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    The central argument of this book is that cognition is not the whole story in understanding intellectual functioning and development. To account for inter-individual, intra-individual, and developmental variability in actual intellectual performance, it is necessary to treat cognition, emotion, and...

    Published April 5th 2004 by Routledge

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