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Practical intelligence in everyday life

Author: Robert J Sternberg
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book reviews psychological research on practical intelligence and describes its importance in everyday life. The authors reveal the importance of tacit knowledge - what we have learned from our own experience through action. Although it has been seen as an indispensable element of expertise, intelligence researchers have found it difficult to quantify. Based on years of research, Dr. Sternberg and his  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Sternberg
ISBN: 0521650569 9780521650564 0521659582 9780521659581
OCLC Number: 43889393
Description: xiv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is practical intelligence? --
The nature of intellignence --
The specificity of practical intelligence : its nature and development --
Practical intelligence in the workplace --
Approaches to studying practical intelligence --
Understanding practical intelligence : the role of tacit knowledge --
Measuring tacit knowledge --
The role of practical intelligence in civilian settings --
Practical intelligence : an example from the military workplace --
Practical implications --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Robert J. Sternberg [and others].
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