Today it’s great to have Robert Sternberg on the podcast. Robert is a psychology professor at Cornell University. Among his major contributions to psychology are the triarchic theory of intelligence and several influential theories relating to creativity, thinking styles, love, and hate. A Review of General Psychology survey ranked Sternberg as the 60th most cited psychologist of the 20th century. He’s authored and co-authored over 1,500 publications including articles, book chapters, and books.
· Robert’s childhood experience with IQ tests
· Robert’s passion for psychometrics
· Development of the Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
· How the Triarchic Theory of Intelligence relates to Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences
· The world’s fixation on general intelligence
· How society and the environment create correlations with intelligence
· Expanding college admissions’ metrics of intelligence
· Is psychological testing still valuable today?
· Real world problems VS academic problems
· Rethinking adaptive intelligence as a species
· Application of intelligence to transcend hate