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  • Mind Wandering: A New Personal Intelligence Perspective

    Scott Barry Kaufman, Scientific American Once accused of being absent-minded, the founder of American Psychology, William James, quipped that he was really just present-minded to his own thoughts. Most recent studies depict mind wandering as a costly cognitive failure with relatively few benefits (Mooneyham...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Finding Creativity on IQ Tests

    July 18, 2013 Scott Barry Kaufman, Scientific American Excerpt: ...When administering an IQ test, it’s crucial that the psychologist adopt the intelligent testing approach. Coined by Alan S. Kaufman, intelligent testing involves a focus on the person being tested, and how that individuals responds, or...
     Posted by: brendah
  • The Creative Mind Contradiction

    July 16, 2013 Michael Cathcart, ABC Online Michael Cathcart interviews cognitive psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, author of Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined , and co-founder of The Creativity Post . Researchers in the field of creativity are constantly coming across cases of extreme introversion in...
     Posted by: brendah
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PUBLICATIONS
  • Siddhartas-existential-crisis/ Buddha’s Resolution- A proposal (2019)

    Dukkha is the focus of all Buddhist doctrine – The Four Noble Truths- because Gautama Siddhartha’s original crisis, told in the story of the Four Sights, strongly brought Dukkha to the forefront of his awareness. This is how the legend of the Four Sights is significant. The lesson of them is that besides...
    (My publication) Posted by: Rodger R Ricketts, Psy.D.
  • Karl Popper, Science and Enlightenment (2017)

    Karl Popper is famous for having proposed that science advances by a process of conjecture and refutation. He is also famous for defending the open society against what he saw as its arch enemies – Plato and Marx. Popper’s contributions to thought are of profound importance, but they are not the last...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Two Great Problems of Learning: Science and Civilization (2016)

    Two great problems of learning confront humanity: learning about the nature of the universe and about ourselves and other living things as a part of the universe, and learning how to become civilized. The first problem was solved, in essence, in the seventeenth century, with the creation of modern science...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • What’s Wrong and How to Fix it: Balance of Abilities Matters More than Levels (2016)

    Excerpt : Dinosaurs were, in a sense, the dominant species on the Earth for 135 million years. Home sapiens have about 200,000 years behind their belt, perhaps 100,000 years as some kind of dominant species. Cockroaches go back at least 320 million years and bacterial forms have been identified that...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • How Humanity Might Avoid Devastation (2015)

    We face grave global problems. One might think universities are doing all they can to help solve these problems. But universities, in successfully pursuing scientific knowledge and technological know-how in a way that is dissociated from a more fundamental concern with problems of living, have actually...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Global Philosophy: What Philosophy Ought to Be (2014)

    Global Philosophy: Preface Learning, Global Problems and Play These essays are about education, learning, rational inquiry, philosophy, science studies, problem solving, academic inquiry, global problems, wisdom and, above all, the urgent need for an academic revolution. Despite this range and diversity...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • "The Intelligence of Nations": Smart but not Wise—A Comment on Hunt (2012) (2013)

    Abstract: I argue in this comment that Hunt’s analysis of the intelligence of nations is smarter than it is wise. It is based on too narrow a conception of intelligence. It also conflates correlation and causation with regard to the relation between IQ and socially defined success, both individual and...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity Synthesized (2007)

    For thirty years, Robert J. Sternberg has been among the most vocal critics of narrow conceptions of intelligence. In Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity Synthesized Sternberg critically reviews and summarizes the best research available on human intelligence. He argues that any serious understanding...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Anonymous
  • A Systems Model of Leadership: WICS (2007)

    This article reviews a systems model of leadership. According to the model, effective leadership is a synthesis of wisdom, creativity, and intelligence (WICS). It is in large part a decision about how to marshal and deploy these resources. One needs creativity to generate ideas, academic (analytical...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • A Talk with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi- the Father of 'Flow' (interview) (2006)

    Nathan Bupp interviews Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on humanistic wisdom. Available online: http://www.secularhumanism.org/index.php?page=bupp_26_6&section=library
    (My publication) Posted by: NathB
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