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Mind in context : interactionist perspectives on human intelligence

Author: Robert J Sternberg; Richard K Wagner
Publisher: Cambridge [Massachuset] : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
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Traditional views of our abilities have been described as internal properties of our minds. Here the authors discuss the idea that our abilities are dependent on the interaction between our minds and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Sternberg; Richard K Wagner
ISBN: 0521411149 9780521411141 0521422876 9780521422871
OCLC Number: 644368874
Description: xii, 245 p
Contents: Part I. Academic Tasks: 1. Abilities in academic tasks R. E. Snow; 2. Novelty and intelligence M. K. Gardner; 3. The effects of context on cognition: postcards from Brazil S. J. Ceci and A. Roazzi; Part II. Everyday Tasks: 4. The role of problem interpretations in understanding the development of everyday problem solving C. A. Berg and K. S. Calderone; 5. The case of cognitive ability testing for job selection R. K. Wagner; 6. Leader intelligence, interpersonal stress, and task performance F. E. Fiedler and T. G. Link; Part III. General Perspectives: 7. When minds meet: interactions, coincidence, and development in domains of ability N. Granott and H. Gardner; 8. From intelligence to knowledge construction: a sociogenetic process approach J. Valsiner and M.-C. Leung; 9. PRSVL: an integrative framework for understanding mind in context R. J. Sernberg.
Responsibility: edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Richard K. Wagner.


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