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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...

    To Be Published November 1st 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 14th 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 11th 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 28th 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 9th 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 27th 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 18th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Perspectives on Thinking, Learning, and Cognitive Styles

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Li-fang Zhang

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    This volume presents the most comprehensive, balanced, and up-to-date coverage of theory and research on cognitive, thinking, and learning styles, in a way that: * represents diverse theoretical perspectives; * includes solid empirical evidence testing the validity of these perspectives; and *...

    Published July 10th 2007 by Routledge

  9. 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 May 15th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 May 15th 2007 by Psychology Press

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