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International Handbook of Intelligence By Robert J. Sternberg (Yale University, Connecticut)

International Handbook of Intelligence

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This is the first international handbook of intelligence published. It provides an international perspective on the nature of intelligence. It covers intelligence theory, research, and practice from all over the globe. Each author is an internationally recognized expert in the field of intelligence, and covers research from an entire region.
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International Handbook of Intelligence by Robert J. Sternberg (Yale University, Connecticut)

This book is the first international handbook of intelligence ever published. It is intended to prove a truly international perspective on the nature of intelligence. It covers intelligence theory, research, and practice from all over the globe. Areas covered include Great Britain, Australia, French-speaking countries, German-speaking countries, Spanish-speaking countries, India, Japan, Israel, Turkey, and China. Each author is an internationally recognized expert in the field of intelligence. Authors represent not just their own viewpoint, but rather, the full variety of viewpoints indigenous to the area about which they write. Each chapter deals with, for its area, definitions and theories of intelligence, history of research, current research, assessment techniques, and comparison across geographical areas. An integrative final chapter synthesizes the diverse international viewpoints.

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'For the scholar and researcher in the field, this book provides a useful, detailed and historical background to the concept of intelligence and intelligence testing, as well as current research.' South African Journal of Psychology
"This handbook is not only a gem, but a well-timed gem, considering the current interest in 'international psychology'....Helps to lower the national barriers that have separated indigenous research on intelligence." Contemporary Psychology

Table of Contents


Preface Robert J. Sternberg; 1. Intelligence research and assessment in the United Kingdom Ian Deary and Pauline Smith; 2. Intelligence - theory, research, and testing in Scandinavia Berit Carlstedt, Jan-Eric Gustafsson and Jarrlo Hautamaki; 3. The psychology of human intelligence in Spain Rocio Fernandez-Ballesteros and Roberto Colom; 4. Psychology of human intelligence in France and French-speaking Switzerland Jacques Lautrey and Anik de Ribaupierre; 5. Research on intelligence in German-speaking countries Shu-Chen Li and Ute Kunzmann; 6. Is it possible to study intelligence without using the concept of intelligence? An example from Soviet/Russian psychology Elena Grigorenko; 7. Intelligence theory, assessment, and research: the Israeli experience Moshe Zeidner, Gerald Matthews and Richard D. Roberts; 8. Intelligence and intelligence testing in Turkey Sami Gulgoz and Cigdem Kagitcibasi; 9. Intelligence: what is indigenous to India and what is shared? Bibhu D. Baral and J. P. Das; 10. Japanese conception of and research on human intelligence Tatsuya Sato, Hiroshi Namiki, Juko Ando and Giyoo Hatano; 11. Diligence makes people smart: Chinese perspectives on intelligence Jiannong Shi; 12. Similar thoughts under different stars: conceptions of intelligence in Australia Lazar Stankov; 13. Being intelligent with Zimbabweans: a historical and contemporary view Elias Mpofu; 14. Intelligence research in Latin America Ricardo Rosas; 15. North American approaches to intelligence Robert Sternberg; 16. Human intelligence: from local models to universal theory Andreas Demetriou and Timothy C. Papadopoulos.

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GOR001854541
International Handbook of Intelligence by Robert J. Sternberg (Yale University, Connecticut)
Robert J. Sternberg (Yale University, Connecticut)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2004-02-02
510
0521004020
9780521004022
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