Perspectives on the Nature of Intellectual Styles

Perspectives on the Nature of Intellectual Styles

by Robert Sternberg PhD, Li-Fang Zhang PhD

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ISBN-13: 9780826104618
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/22/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 328
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Robert J. Sternberg is currently Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, where he is also Professor of Psychology. He was previously IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale University. Dr. Sternberg received his PhD from Stanford and is the recipient of ten honorary doctorates. Moreover, he has won more than two dozen awards for his work. He is a former president of the American Psychological Association and the author of over 1,200 books, articles, and book chapters. His main research interests include intelligence, creativity, wisdom, intellectual styles, and leadership.

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Table of Contents



Chapter 1. A Duplex Model of Cognitive Style
Chapter 2. The Disposition to Understand for Yourself at University and Beyond: Learning Processes, the Will to Learn, and Sensitivity to Context
Chapter 3. Revisiting the Value Issue in Intellectual Styles
Chapter 4. How Are Intellectual Styles Related to Creativity Across Multiple Domains?
Chapter 5. Re-affirming Style as an Individual Difference - Toward a Global Paradigm or Knowledge Diaspora?


Chapter 6. Problem Solving, Creativity, and the Level-Style Distinction
Chapter 7. The Place of Cognitive Style in Pedagogy: Realising Potential in Practice
Chapter 8. Learning Styles Applied: Harnessing Students' Instructional Style Preferences
Chapter 9. What is so Stylish about Styles? Comments on the Genetic Etiology of Intellectual Styles
Chapter 10. Cognitive Styles and their Relevance for Business and Management: A Review of Development over the Past Two Decades
Epilogue--Intellectual styles: Nehru Jacket or Solid Blue Blazer?
Author index
Subject index

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