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Ψ  Intelligence

     Intelligence - the ability to comprehend; to understand & profit from experience.

Ψ  Sternberg's triarchic  theory (3 factors)
     1. analytical - logical - academic
          2. creative - problem-solving
               3.  practical

Ψ  Sternberg (1986) believes that conventional intelligence tests tell us little about performance in everyday life & suggests a number of reasons why so-called intelligent people fail. They follow:

•  lack of motivation
 •  lack of impulse control
  •  lack of perseverance
   •  fear of failure
    •  procrastination
     •  inability to delay gratification
      •  too little or too much self-confidence

It's a Mickey Mouse World , isn't it?

Ψ  Sternberg suggests that if intelligence is properly defined & measured it must  translate into real-life success.

General Psychology
Robert C. Gates