The Essential Sternberg: Essays on Intelligence, Psychology, and Education

The Essential Sternberg: Essays on Intelligence, Psychology, and Education

By: James C. Kaufman (editor), Elena L. Grigorenko (editor)Paperback

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Sternberg's experiment has generated a significant amount of buzz in the college admissions world and has been the subject of recent newspaper articles in ""The Guardian"" (UK), ""The Boston Globe"" and ""Inside Higher Education"". Dr. Robert J. Sternberg is one of the most vocal critics of ""the intelligence testing industry"" which defines intelligence rather narrowly (i.e., a high score on a paper and pencil intelligence test). For nearly 30 years, Dr. Robert J. Sternberg has been recognized as one of world's leading authorities on human intelligence and intelligence testing. This is a handy compendium of many of Sternberg's most important and influential articles from his thirty-year career.It will provide an introduction and overview of his theories on intelligence and education, and highlight some of his most important articles from a large and disparate output. Beyond it's inherent interest to psychologists, the book will be a useful summary for those people outside of academia who want an overview of Sternberg's views, including politicians, policy makers, teachers, and administrators.

About Author

James C. Kaufman, PhD, is a professor of educational psychology at the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. An internationally recognized leader in the field of creativity, he is the author/editor of more than 35 books, including the Cambridge Handbook of Creativity (2010) and Teaching for Creativity in the Common Core Classroom (2014), and more than 250 papers. Dr. Kaufman was a cofounding editor of both Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts and Psychology of Popular Media Culture ; he currently edits the International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving . He has won the Torrance Award from the National Association for Gifted Children, the Berlyne and Farnsworth Awards from the American Psychological Association (APA), and Mensa's research award. A former president of APA's Division 10, Dr. Kaufman is a popular media expert on creativity. He has appeared on CNN, on NPR, at the 92nd Street Y, and in Redesign My Brain , and narrated the comic book documentary Independents . He is also a playwright/lyricist whose musical Discovering Magenta made its New York City debut in 2015.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826138378
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780826138378
  • ISBN10: 0826138373

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