COVID-19 Has Taught Us What Intelligence Really Is
COVID-19 has taught us something important about intelligence. It’s not just that we can get by without IQ-test proxies like the SAT and ACT that go by a number of different names to avoid being
Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders
Intelligence makes for better leaders—from undergraduates to executives to presidents—according to multiple studies. It certainly makes sense that handling a market shift or legislative logjam requires cognitive oomph. But new research on leadership suggests that
Sternberg Receives Grawemeyer Award for Intelligence Research
APS William James Fellow Robert J. Sternberg has won the 2018 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for his research on intelligence and education. Sternberg, a professor of human development at Cornell University and
Self-Control May Lie at the Heart of Student Success
Succeeding at “studenting” may require as much self-control as intelligence.
The IQ of Smart Fools
APS William James Fellow Robert Sternberg said that “alphabet tests” such as the SAT may neglect creativity and wisdom in place of analytical thinking.
President Trump believes in IQ tests. He’s not wrong.
The Washington Post: Most scientists feel a certain nervousness when the topic they research appears in the news. Overstatement is par for the course, misunderstanding a near-inevitability. But what could be more cringe-worthy than the