What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children
Stories about the failures of our educational systems abound, but most of them stop after pointing out the problems. Becoming Brilliant goes beyond complaining to offer solutions that parents can apply right now. Authors Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek provide a science-based framework for how we should be educating children in ......
Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts
Volunteers are invited to a scientific laboratory under the pretense of participating in a study about the effects of punishment on learning. They are instructed by an experimenter to administer an electric shock of increasing intensity every time a 'learner', strapped to an electric conductor, makes a mistake. How many, if any, would go right up ......
Provides a widely accessible introduction to the provocative and perplexing topic of human intelligence. It presents a vivid survey of the history of intelligence, and presents the best of the new research on new developments in intelligence theory. The chapters discuss the many implications for how leading researchers in the field view the ......
While it is often easy to identify who is a genius in hindsight, it is significantly more difficult to explain their existence or predict when the next one will emerge. This book explores what it means to be a 'genius'. It provides a theoretical and historical overview of 'genius', with analyses of the very first genius theorists.
Follow-up Studies of the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947
Captures a lifetime of intelligence, from childhood to about age 80, and also explores general matters of intelligence. This book offers information related to IQ and its effects on cognitive aging and physical longevity.
Researchers are developing training methods in which people can learn to solve problems effectively and positively thereby leading to generalized and durable behavior changes. Here, readers will find a nice balance of theory and research in social problem solving and well as practical methods and training approaches
This volume brings together leading scholars in intelligence research to present various perspectives. Each contributor builds upon past studies of intelligence and explores new ideas that differ radically from traditional notions about intelligence.