The Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise / Edition 1

The Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise / Edition 1

by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko
     
 

The goal of this book is to characterize the nature of abilities, competencies, and expertise.See more details below

Overview

The goal of this book is to characterize the nature of abilities, competencies, and expertise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521007764
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Contributors
1Trait Complexes, Cognitive Investment, and Domain Knowledge1
2Intelligence as Adaptive Resource Allocation: A New Look Through the Lenses of SOC and Expertise31
3Developing Childhood Proclivities into Adult Competencies: The Overlooked Multiplier Effect70
4The Search for General Abilities and Basic Capacities: Theoretical Implications from the Modifiability and Complexity of Mechanisms Mediating Expert Performance93
5On Abilities and Domains126
6Expertise and Mental Disabilities: Bridging the Unbridgeable?156
7The Early Progress of Able Young Musicians186
8Expertise, Competence, and Creative Ability: The Perplexing Complexities213
9Biological Intelligence240
10What Causes Individual Differences in Cognitive Performance?263
Index275

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