International Handbook of Intelligence

International Handbook of Intelligence

by Robert J. Sternberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521004020

ISBN-13: 9780521004022

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is the first international handbook of intelligence ever published. It is intended to provide 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

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This book is the first international handbook of intelligence ever published. It is intended to provide 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 contributor is an internationally recognized expert in the field of intelligence. Authors represent not just their own viewpoints but also the full variety of viewpoints indigenous to the areas 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521004022
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsvii
Prefaceix
1Intelligence Research and Assessment in the United Kingdom1
2Intelligence--Theory, Research, and Testing in the Nordic Countries49
3The Psychology of Human Intelligence in Spain79
4Psychology of Human Intelligence in France and French-Speaking Switzerland104
5Research on Intelligence in German-Speaking Countries135
6Is It Possible to Study Intelligence Without Using the Concept of Intelligence? An Example from Soviet/Russian Psychology170
7Intelligence Theory, Assessment, and Research: The Israeli Experience212
8Intelligence and Intelligence Testing in Turkey248
9Intelligence: What Is Indigenous to India and What Is Shared?270
10Japanese Conception of and Research on Human Intelligence302
11Diligence Makes People Smart: Chinese Perspectives of Intelligence325
12Similar Thoughts under Different Stars: Conceptions of Intelligence in Australia344
13Being Intelligent with Zimbabweans: A Historical and Contemporary View364
14Intelligence Research in Latin America391
15North American Approaches to Intelligence411
16Human Intelligence: From Local Models to Universal Theory445
Index475

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