The Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence

  title={The Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence},
  author={Robert J. Sternberg and Scott Barry Kaufman},
This volume provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date compendium of theory and research in the field of human intelligence. The 42 chapters are written by world-renowned experts, each in his or her respective field, and collectively, the chapters cover the full range of topics of contemporary interest in the study of intelligence. The handbook is divided into nine parts: Part I covers intelligence and its measurement; Part II deals with the development of intelligence; Part III discusses… 


This work is trying to analyse different definitions of intelligence proposed so far in literature, what theorises so far proposed, and explain on what intelligence is and does, and how.

The Nature of Human Intelligence

Th e study of human intelligence features many points of consensus, but there are also many diff erent perspectives. In this unique book Robert J. Sternberg invites the 19 most highly cited

Confucian Conceptions of Human Intelligence

The work of Confucius has been—and continues to be—part of the foundation of Chinese culture. Understanding his work provides insights into many aspects of Chinese societies, ranging from politics to

My Quest to Understand Human Intelligence

Abstract: This chapter traces the development of my thinking on the nature of human intelligence, from my early childhood experiences in special education to my scientific investigations of the

Trends in intelligence research

Genes, Evolution and Intelligence

It is argued that the g factor meets the fundamental criteria of a scientific construct more fully than any other conception of intelligence and suggests that many species have evolved a general-purpose mechanism for dealing with the environments in which they evolved.

A Brief Journey of Human Intelligence

Human intelligence is a cross-discipline study that puzzles philosophers, natural scientists, psychologists, cognitive scientists, and neuroscientists for centuries. As the introductory chapter of

The Search for the Elusive Basic Processes Underlying Human Intelligence: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

This article discusses the issues of the basic processes underlying intelligence, considering both historical and contemporary perspectives. The attempt to elucidate basic processes has had, at best,


The theory of multiple intelligences, launched by Howard Gardner in recent years, proposes that humans possess not only one but eight or more relatively autonomous intelligences. According to

Advances in Intelligence Research: What Should be Expected in the XXI Century (Questions & Answers)

  • R. Colom
  • Computer Science
    The Spanish Journal of Psychology
  • 2016
Abstract Here I briefly delineate my view about the main question of this International Seminar, namely, what should we expecting from the XXI Century regarding the advancements in intelligence



Looking down on human intelligence

Ian J. Deary's new book is about the biology of individual differences in intelligence. He views psychometrics - the measurement and statistical study of psychological traits, such as intelligence -

What Is Intelligence

The U.S. intelligence community is a relatively recent government phenomenon that has been the subject of much ambivalence and some citizens have difficulty reconciling American ideals and goals with the realities of intelligence.

Lost: Our intelligence? Why?

T HE Greeks had a word for it, but the Romans had a word with better survival properties. Regardless of the word, what is now called intelligence has been talked about for at least 2,000 years. And

Intelligence as an information-processing concept.

  • E. Hunt
  • Psychology
    British journal of psychology
  • 1980
It is shown that information-processing and psychometric measures are in much closer correspondence when account is taken of one's problem-solving strategy, and the relation between g and the idea of attentional resources is explored, by applying the dual task methodology to memory and reasoning tests.

Primary mental abilities.

This publication reports the first large experimental inquiry, carried out by the methods of factor analysis described by Thurstone in The Vectors of the Mind, with results that are eminently worthy of the assistance so generously accorded.

The nature of human intelligence.

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The development of analogical reasoning processes.

Working memory and intelligence: the same or different constructs?

A meta-analysis of 86 samples that relate working memory to intelligence finds the average correlation between true-score estimates of WM and g is substantially less than unity, which indicates that consideration of psychometric and theoretical perspectives better informs the discussion of WM-intelligence relations.

Intelligence and Development: A Cognitive Theory

Acknowledgements. 1. The Scope of the Theory. 2. The Psychometrics of Intelligence: Fact or Fantasy? 3. The Intelligent Synapse. 4. Multiple Minds and Multiple Confusions. 5. Knowledge, Specific

Hereditary Genius: An Inquiry into its Laws and Consequences

Abstract“HEREDITARY GENIUS” was first published in 1869 and conies second in the series of works in which Galton's investigations on inheritance were given to the public, being preceded in 1865 by