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Robert Sternberg

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Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still.

— Robert Sternberg

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If you're not adapting to the very rapidly changing environment, if you can't think creatively, you lose big in this society because there are very few jobs for you left.

— Robert Sternberg

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So, for example, if a child is labeled as having a learning disability, it has very concrete consequences for the kinds of services and potentially accommodations that child will get.

— Robert Sternberg

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All of the studies we do in my group are quantified.

— Robert Sternberg

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And in order to succeed in later life, you need creative skills because look at how fast the world is changing.

— Robert Sternberg

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But in any case, I did poorly on the tests and so, in the first three years of school, I had teachers who thought I was stupid and when people think you're stupid, they have low expectations for you.

— Robert Sternberg

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But what many psychologists have done, probably because they did well on a test themselves and everyone wants high self esteem, is to create this little box and then do their research inside it.

— Robert Sternberg

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I've taught statistics, math courses and what I've found is that often if you teach them algebraically the formulas, you'll have one group of kids doing well.

— Robert Sternberg

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If you bore them to death and say, this hurts me more than it hurts you, #A, they're not going to believe it, and #B, they're going to invest their time in other things anyway.

— Robert Sternberg

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In other words, the better they did on the IQ test, the worse they did on the practical test and the better they did on the practical tests, the worse they did on the IQ test.

— Robert Sternberg

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About Robert Sternberg

Did you know about Robert Sternberg?

The test provides scores on analytic synthetic automatization and practical abilities as well as verbal quantitative and figural processing abilities. People also need to perform these functions in their own thinking and working. He was formerly the Dean of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale University and the President of the American Psychological Association.

Gordon Bower was his PhD advisor. Among his major contributions to psychology are the Triarchic theory of intelligence several influential theories related to creativity wisdom thinking styles love and hate and is the author of over 1000 articles book chapters and books.

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