Why Smart People Can Be So Stupid

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Why Smart People Can Be So Stupid
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  • Engels
  • 272 pagina's
  • Yale University Press
  • New edition
  • oktober 2003
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One need not look far to find breathtaking acts of stupidity committed by people who are smart, or even brilliant. The behavior of smart individuals-from presidents to prosecutors to professors-is at times so amazingly stupid as to seem inexplicable. Why do otherwise intelligent people think and behave in ways so stupid that they sometimes destroy their livelihoods or even their lives?
This book is the first devoted to investigating what the most current psychological research can tell us about stupidity in everyday life. The contributors to the volume, renowned scholars in various areas of human intelligence, present fascinating examples of people messing up their lives, and they offer insights into the reasons for such behavior. From a variety of perspectives, the contributors discuss:
The nature and theory of stupidity
How stupidity contributes to stupid behavior
Whether stupidity is measurable
While many millions of dollars are spent each year on intelligence research and testing to determine who has the ability to succeed, next to nothing is spent to determine who will make use of their intelligence and not squander it by behaving stupidly. Why Smart People Can Be So Stupid focuses on the neglected side of this discussion, reviewing the full range of theory and research on stupid behavior and analyzing what it tells us about how people can avoid stupidity and its devastating consequences.

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Auteur Robert J Sternberg
Redactie Robert J. Sternberg
Taal Engels
Afmetingen 16x236x163 mm
Gewicht 386,00 gram
Druk 1
ISBN10 0300101708
ISBN13 9780300101706
Product breedte 156 mm
Product hoogte 13 mm
Product lengte 234 mm

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Categorieën Gezondheid en psychologie > Psychologie en stoornissen > Cognitieve psychologie
  School en studie > Psychologie > Cognitieve psychologie
Type boek Boek
Verschijningsjaar 2003
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