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Robert

Sternberg

Professor
ASB 166
Ithaca, New York
Human Development

Biography

Robert J. Sternberg is Professor of Human Development in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University.  He was previously President and Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Wyoming.  Before that, he was Provost, Senior Vice President, Regents Professor of Psychology and Education, and George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair of Ethical Leadership at Oklahoma State University. He also is Honorary Professor of Psychology at Heidelberg University.

He was previously Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychology and Education at Tufts University, and before that, IBM Professor of Psychology and Education, Professor of Management, and Director of the Center for the Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise at Yale University. He is a Past President of the American Psychological Association, the Eastern Psychological Association, Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, and the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology, as well as Treasurer of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. He has been Editor of Perspectives on Psychological Science, Psychological Bulletin, and The APA Review of Books: Contemporary Psychlogy. He holds 13 honorary doctorates and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Education.  

His awards include: 

Grawemeyer Award in Psychology, 2018; William James Fellow Award, Association for Psychological Science, 2017; Ernest R. Hilgard Award for Lifetime Contributions to General Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division of General Psychology (1), 2017; Distinguished Service Award, International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2011; Presidential Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to the Public Understanding of Psychology, American Psychological Association Division of Media Psychology (46), 2008; Sir Francis Galton Award, International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, 2008; E. Paul Torrance Award, National Association for Gifted Children, 2006; Interamerican Psychologist Award, Interamerican Society of Psychology, 2005; Arnheim Award, Division of Psychology and the Arts (10) of the American Psychological Association, 2005; Anton Jurovsky Award, Slovak Psychological Society, 2004; Arthur W. Staats Award, American Psychological Foundation and the Society for General Psychology (American Psychological Association Division 1), 2003; Farnsworth Award, Division of Psychology and the Arts (10) of the American Psychological Association, 2003; E. L. Thorndike Career Achievement Award, Division of Educational Psychology (15) of the American Psychological Association, 2003; Positive Psychology Network Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award, 2002; Outstanding Academic Title, CHOICE (American Library Association) for International handbook of giftedness and talent, co-editor, 2001; Distinguished Lifetime Contribution to Psychology Award, Connecticut Psychological Association, 1999; Palmer O. Johnson Award, American Educational Research Association, 1999; James McKeen Cattell Award, Association for Psychological Science, 1999; Distinción of Honor SEK, Institución Educativa SEK, Madrid, 1997; Sylvia Scribner Award, American Educational Research Association (Division C), 1996; International Award, Association of Portuguese Psychologists, 1991; Award for Excellence, Mensa Education and Research Foundation (MERF), 1989; Citation Classic Designation, Institute for Scientific Information for Intelligence, information processing, and analogical reasoning: The componential analysis of human abilities, 1987; Outstanding Book Award, American Educational Research Association for Beyond IQ: A triarchic theory of human intelligence, 1987; Research Review Award, American Educational Research Association (co-recipient), 1986; Distinguished Scholar Award, the National Association for Gifted Children, 1985; Cattell Award, Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, 1982; Boyd R. McCandless Young Scientist Award, Division of Developmental Psychology (7) of the American Psychological Association, 1982; Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology, American Psychological Association, 1981; Sidney Siegel Memorial Award, Stanford University, 1975; Wohlenberg Prize, Berkeley College, Yale University, 1972.

He is a member of the National Academy of Education and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  He also is a member of the Society of Experimental Psychologists.

Sternberg has been cited more than 155,000 times.

He has been listed as one of the “The 50 Most Influential Living Psychologists” by The Best Schools, 2018, https://thebestschools.org/features/most-influential-psychologists-world/listed as one of the “Top 33 Psychologists for Psychology Textbook Citations”, Griggs & Christopher, Teaching of Psychology, 2016, 43(2), p. 114 (ranked #5); listed as one of the “Top 100 Psychologists of the 20th Century,” APA Monitor, July/August 2002, p. 29 (ranked #60); listed as one of the 200 most eminent psychologists of the modern (Post World-War II) era by Diener, Oishi, Park survey in Archives of Scientific Psychology (ranked #61); ISI Highly Cited List in Psychology/Psychiatry (2003–) (based on scientific citations 1981–1999); Listed in the Esquire Register recognizing the achievements of outstanding American men and women under 40, 1986; Listed as one of the 100 “Top Young Scientists in the U.S.,” Science Digest, 1984.

His fellowships and scholarships include Fulbright Senior Specialist Fellowship to Slovakia, 2005; IREX Visiting Scholar Fellowship to Russia, 2000; Honored Visitor Fellowship, Taiwan National Science Council, December 1998; Sir Edward Youde Memorial Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong December, 1997; John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 1985–1986; Yale Senior Faculty Fellowship, 1982–1983; Yale Junior Faculty Fellowship, 1978–1979; National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 1972–1975; National Merit Scholarship, 1968–1972.

His main research interests are in intelligence, creativity, wisdom, thinking styles, teaching and learning, love, jealousy, envy, and hate.

My main research interests are in intelligence, creativity, wisdom, thinking styles, leadership, ethics, love, jealousy, envy, and hate.  I have taught courses in most of these areas, as well as in cognitive psychology, educational psychology, introductory psychology, lifespan development, ethics, and professional socialization.

My current collaborative research projects with my colleagues focus on graduate admissions.  We published two studies on this, based on our work at Cornell, last year.  We have a new study that shows that it is possible for students to judge impact (scientific importance) of scientific work based on abstracts, and that their ability to do so, while correlated with scientific reasoning, appears to form a distinct factor.  We are also investigating whether, when scientific reasoning is measured via multiple-choice, it increases its correlation with tests of general intelligence

I am currently involved in writing or editing 15 books.

I am the author of over 1,700 publications and, as a principal investigator, have received more than $20 million in grant funding. I have won more than two dozen awards for my work.

I was cited in an APA Monitor report as one of the top 100 psychologists of the 20th century (#60)

In a report in Archives of Scientific Psychology by Diener and colleagues I was cited as one of the top 200 psychologists of the modern era (#60).

I have been listed by ISI as one of the most frequently cited scholars (top 1/2%) in psychology/psychiatry.

I was listed as one of the "top 33 psychologists for psychology textbook citations by Griggs & Christopher, 2016, in Teachign of Psychology. I was ranked #5, and #3 among those still living.

I believe I may have the highest h index of any living psychologist.

I won the Grawemeyer Award for my idea of successful intelligence and the APA James and Cattell Awards for my contributions to the field of intelligence, broadly defined.

 

 

 

2018

 

Cianciolo, A. T., & Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Practical intelligence and tacit knowledge: An ecological view of expertise.  In K. A. Ericsson, R. Hoffman, A. Kozbelt, & M. Williams (Eds.), Cambridge handbook on expertise and expert performance (2nd ed.., pp. 770-792)New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  21 ideas: A 42-year search to understand the nature of giftedness. Roeper Review, 40, 7-20. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/rBfKGCrAhAyzxKgwHQGU/full.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018). Collaborations in psychology: What works, what doesn’t: Review of Collaboration in Psychological Science: Behind the Sciences, Edited by Richard L. Zweigenhaft & Eugene Borgida. American Journal of Psychology, 131, 252-256.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018) Creative giftedness Is not just what creativity tests test: Implications of a triangular theory of creativity for understanding creative giftedness.  Roeper Review, 40(3), 158-165. DOI: 10.1080/02783193.2018.1467248.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Direct measurement of scientific giftedness.  Roeper Review, 40(2), 78-85. DOI: 10.1080/02783193.2018.1434715.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.) (2018).  The emerging role of intelligence in the world of the future (e-book). Basel, Switzerland: MDPI.  https://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/838

Sternberg, R. J. (2018). Evaluating merit among scientists.  Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmac.2018.03.003.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018). FLOTSAM: A new model for the development and transmission of hate.  Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jts5.25 

Sternberg R. J.  (2018). Intelligence in humans. In Reference module in neuroscience and biobehavioral psychology. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  IQ testing.  In S. Ayers, C. McManus, S. Newman, K. Petrie, T. A. Revenson, & J. Weinman (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of psychology, health, & medicine (3rd ed., pp. 196-200).  Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.) (2018). The nature of human intelligence. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  The scientific work we love: A duplex theory of scientific impact and Its application to the top-cited articles in the first 30 years of APS journals. Perspectives on Psychological Science,  doi.org/10.1177/1745691617752690.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Speculations on the role of successful intelligence in solving contemporary world problems.  Journal of Intelligence, 6(1), 4, http://www.mdpi.com/2079-3200/6/1/4/html. doi: 10.3390/jintelligence6010004.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Sternberg, Robert J.  In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_438-1. New York:  Springer. 

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Successful intelligence in theory, research, and practice.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), The nature of human intelligence (pp. 308-321)New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Teaching and assessing gifted students in STEM disciplines through the augmented theory of successful intelligence. High Ability Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13598139.2018.1528847.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  The triangle of creativity.  In R. J. Sternberg & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The nature of human creativity (pp. 318-334)New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  A triangular theory of creativity.  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 12, 50-67.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Triarchic theory of intelligence.  In B. B. Frey (Ed.), Sage encyclopedia of educational research, measurement, and evaluation (pp. 1721-1723).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781506326139.n712.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  What can psychological science contribute in the 21st century?  In H. Takooshian, U. P. Gielen, F. L. Denmark, &  A. M. O'Roark (Eds.), Resources for international psychology: 75 years of the International Council of Psychologists (pp. 311-313) . New York: ICP.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  What’s wrong with creativity testing?  Journal of Creative Behavior, DOI: 10.1002/jocb.237.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Which articles make a difference? Introduction to the special 30th APS anniversary issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science.  doi.org/10.1177/1745691617708632.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Why real-world problems go unresolved and what we can do about it: Inferences from a limited-resource model of successful intelligence.  Journal of Intelligence, (3), 44; https://doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence6030044

Sternberg, R. J.  (2018). Wisdom, foolishness, and toxicity in human development. Research in Human Development, DOI: 10.1080/15427609.2018.1491216

Sternberg, R. J., & Hagen, E. S. (2018). Wisdom.  In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Sage encyclopedia of lifespan human development.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sternberg, R. J., & Hayes, N. (2018).  The road to writing a textbook. Teaching of Psychology, 45, 278-283. https://doi.org/10.1177/0098628318782665

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (2018).  Afterword: The big questions in the field of creativity—now and tomorrow.  In R. J. Sternberg & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The nature of human creativity (pp. 374-380).  New York: Cambridge University Press. 

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (Eds.) (2018).  The nature of human creativity.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (2018).  Societal forces that ERODE creativity. Teachers College Record, 120 (5), pp. 1-18. http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=22093.

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, S. B. (2018).  Theories and conceptions of giftedness.  In S. Pfeiffer (Ed.), Handbook of giftedness in children: Psycho-educational theory, research, and best practices (2nd ed., pp. 29-48).  New York: Springer.

 

 

 

2019

 

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Article writing 101: A crib sheet of 50 tips for the final exam.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Guide to publishing in psychology journals (2nd ed., pp. 173-180).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Creativity is not enough: The WICS model of leadership.  In B. Mainemelis & Epitropaki, O., & Kark, R. (Eds.), Creative leadership: Contexts and prospects (pp. 139-155). New York: Routledge.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Ethical considerations in submitting articles.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Guide to publishing in psychology journals (2nd ed., pp. 251-258).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Evaluation of creativity is always local.  In I. Lebuda & V. P. Glaveanu (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of social creativity research (pp. 393-406). New York: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Final comments about publishing in psychology journals.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Guide to publishing in psychology journals (2nd ed., pp. 261-264).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.) (2019). Guide to publishing in psychology journals (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Is gifted education on the right path? The ACCEL model of giftedness. In D. Sisk, B. Wallace, & J. Senior (Eds.), Handbook of gifted education (pp. 5-18)Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Preface.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Guide to publishing in psychology journals (2nd ed., pp. xi-xii).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Theories and hypotheses.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Guide to publishing in psychology journals (2nd ed., pp. 54-64).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Titles and abstracts.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Guide to publishing in psychology journals (2nd ed., pp. 33-36).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Writing a high-impact article.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Guide to publishing in psychology journals (2nd ed., pp. 165-172).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Writing for your referees.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Guide to publishing in psychology journals (2nd ed., pp. 131-140).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

In press

                                                                                                      

Glaveanu, V. P., Hanchett Hanson, M., Baer, J., Barbot, B., Clapp, E., Corazza, G., Hennessey, B., Karwowski, M., Kaufman, J., Lebuda, I., Lubart, T., Montuori, A., Ness, I., Plucker, J., Reiter-Palmon, R., Sierra, Z., Simonton, D. K., Neves-Pereira, M., & Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Advancing creativity theory and research: A sociocultural manifesto.  Journal of Creative Behavior.

Kaufman, J. C., & Sternberg, R. J. (Eds.) (in press).  Cambridge handbook of human creativity (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Approaches to understanding human intelligence.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Human intelligence: An introduction.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  The augmented theory of successful intelligence.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Cambridge handbook of intelligence (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Balancing profits with people: The balance theory of wisdom applied to management.  In B. Schwartz, C. Bernacchio, C. González-Cantón, & A. Robson (Eds.), Handbook of practical wisdom. New York: Springer.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press). Componential models of creativity. In M. A. Runco & S. R. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity (3rd ed.,). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  The concept of intelligence.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Cambridge handbook of intelligence (2nd ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Critical thinking in STEM disciplines.  In R. J. Sternberg & D. F. Halpern (Eds.), Critical thinking in psychlogy (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Early history of theory and research on intelligence. In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Human intelligence: An introduction. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press). Evolution of a research program on creativity.  In M. Stierand & V. Doerfler (Eds.), Handbook of research methods on creativity.  Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  FLOTSAM: Notes on the development and transmission of hate.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Hate in the modern world.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.) (in press).  Hate in the modern world.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  High-stakes assessment in undergraduate and post-graduate study.  In L.-F. Zhang (Ed.), Oxford research encyclopedia of education.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Human intelligence: The history of theory, research, and measurement:  Part I: Pre-twentieth century philosophical origins.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Cambridge handbook of intelligence (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Human intelligence: The history of theory, research, and measurement:  Part II: Psychological theory, research, and practice in the 19th and 20th centuries. In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Cambridge handbook of intelligence (2nd ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.) (in press).  Human intelligence: An introduction.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Intelligence.  In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Intelligence.  In R. J. Sternberg & W. Pickren (Eds.) (in press). Handbook of the intellectual history of psychology: How psychological ideas have evolved from past to present. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Introduction: Intelligence: lost and found.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), The nature of human intelligence. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Introduction to the Cambridge Handbook of Wisdom: Race to Samarra: The critical importance of wisdom in the world today.  In R. J. Sternberg & J. Glueck (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of wisdom (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  IQ testing.  In S. Ayers, C. McManus, S. Newman, K. Petrie, T. A. Revenson, & J. Weinman (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of psychology, health, & medicine (3rd ed.).  Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Introduction: How I learned from mistakes.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), My biggest research mistake.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Kinds of research mistakes.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), My biggest research mistake.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Levels of analysis in the study of human intelligence.  In A. K. Barbey, S. Karama, & R. J. Haier (Eds.), Handbook of intelligence and cognitive neuroscience.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.) (in press).  My biggest research mistake.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Positive creativity.  In A. Kostic & D. Chadee (Eds.), Current research in positive psychology.  London, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Preface.  In S. Koller (Ed.), Psychology in Brazil: Scientists making a difference. New York: Springer.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Preface.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Hate in the modern world. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Preface.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), My biggest research mistake.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  The psychology of creativity.  In S. Nalbantian & P. M. Matthews (Eds.), Secrets of creativity: What neuroscience, the arts, and our minds reveal.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Reflections on love.  In R. Hanley (Ed.), Love: A history.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Speculations on the future of intelligence research.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Cambridge handbook of intelligence (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Support creativity now!  Before it is too late!  Kindai Management Review.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press). The triarchic theory of successful intelligence. In D.P. Flanagan & P. L. Harrison (Eds.), Contemporary intellectual assessment: Theories, tests, and issues (4th ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  The ups and downs of love--what makes love go well, or badly?  In A. Kostic & D. Chadee (Eds.), Current research in positive psychology.  London, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Vertical and horizontal levels of analysis in the study of human intelligence. In A. K. Barbey, S. Karama, & R. J. Haier (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence and Cognitive Neuroscience.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  When love goes awry (Part 1):  Applications of the duplex theory of love and its development to relationships gone bad.  In R. J. Sternberg & K. Sternberg (Eds.), The new psychology of love (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Where have all the flowers of wisdom gone?  An analysis of teaching of wisdom over time.  In R. J. Sternberg, H. Nusbaum, & J. Glueck (Eds.) (in press). Applying wisdom to contemporary world problems.  London, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press). Why people often prefer wise guys to guys who are wise: An augmented balance theory of the production and reception of wisdom. In R. J. Sternberg & J. Glueck (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of wisdom.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press). Wisdom. In S. J. Lopez (Ed.) Encyclopedia of positive psychology. (2nd ed.) New York: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Wisdom, foolishness, and toxicity: How does one know which is which? In M. Mumford (Ed.), Leader thinking skills.  New York: Taylor & Francis.

Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Yes, creativity can predict academic success!  Creativity: Theories-Research Applications.

Sternberg, R. J., & Flynn, J. R. (in press).  Environmental effects on intelligence.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Human intelligence: An introduction.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Funke, J. (in press).  History of the field of the psychology of human thought.  In R. J. Sternberg & J. Funke (Eds.), The psychology of human thought. Heidelberg, Germany: Heidelberg University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Funke, J. (Eds.).  The psychology of human thought.  Heidelberg, Germany: Heidelberg University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Funke, J. (in press).  The psychology of human thought: An introduction.  In R. J. Sternberg & J. Funke (Eds.), The psychology of human thought.  Heidelberg, Germany: Heidelberg University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Glueck, J. (Eds.) (in press).  Cambridge handbook of wisdom.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Glueck, J. (in press).  Why is wisdom such an obscure field of inquiry and what can and should be done about it?  In R. J. Sternberg & Glueck, J. (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of wisdom.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Glueck, J. (in press).  Wisdom, morality, and ethics.  In R. J. Sternberg & J. Glueck (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of wisdom (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Hagen, E. S. (in press).  Teaching for wisdom.  In R. J. Sternberg & Glueck, J. (Eds.) (in press).  Cambridge handbook of wisdom.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C.  (in press).  Improving creativity.  In J. C. Kaufman & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of creativity.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (in press).  Looking forward to the future: A functional Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (in press). Intelligence (as related to creativity). In M. A. Runco & S. R. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (in press).  Looking forward to the future: A functional taxonomy of kinds of creativity.  In J. C. Kaufman & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of creativity.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., Kaufman, J. C., & Roberts, A. M. (in press).  The relation of creativity to intelligence and wisdom.  In J. C. Kaufman & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of creativity. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., Kaur, N., & Mistur, E. J. (in press). When love goes awry (Part 2): Application of an augmented triangular theory of love to personal and situational factors in jealousy and envy. In R. J. Sternberg & K. Sternberg (Eds.), The new psychology of love (2nd ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., Nusbaum, H., & Glueck, J. (Eds.) (in press). Applying wisdom to contemporary world problems.  London, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Sternberg, R. J., Nusbaum, H., & Glueck, J. (in press).  Not today, and probably not tomorrow either: Obstacles to teaching for wisdom.  In R. J. Sternberg, H. Nusbaum, & J. Glueck (Eds.), Applying wisdom to contemporary world problems.  London, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan. 

Sternberg, R. J., & Pickren, W. (Eds.) (in press). Handbook of the intellectual history of psychology: How psychological ideas have evolved from past to present. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Pickren, W. Introduction.  In R. J. Sternberg & W. Pickren (Eds.), Handbook of the intellectual history of psychology: How psychological ideas have evolved from past to present. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Sternberg, K. (Eds.) (in press).  The new psychology of love (2nd ed.)New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, K., Williams, W. M., & Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  How parents can maximize children’s cognitive abilities.  In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Handbook of parenting (3rd ed.). New York: Routledge. 

Zhang, L.-F., & Sternberg, R. J. (in press).  Intellectual styles.  In Oxford research encyclopedia of education.  New York :Oxford University Press.

 

 

During the first half of this year, I was Editor of Perspectives on Psychological Science, an APS journal. 

I  am a member of the National Academy of Education and am a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as the Society of Experimental Psychologists. 

I have a member of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Network through the University of Utah on Adaptations to Childhood Stress: A Strength-Based Approach to Enhancing Productivity and Health in the Context of Adversity.

I have been an Honorary Professor of Psychology at the University of Heidelberg, where I taught this summer (without honorarium).

 

 

On February 14, I spoke at Keeton House on Love.

On April 3, I gave an invited talk at a conference at Iowa State on my ACCEL model of university education.

On April 11, I gave my invited Grawemeyer Award Address at the University of Louisville.

On April 12, I gave an invited talk to the psychology department at the University of Louisville on graduate admissions in psychology.

On May 11, I gave an invited talk to Universidad LaSalle Benavente in Mexico on creativity.  The talk was remote.On June 1, I gave an invited talk to Puebla Universidad in Mexico on creativity. The talk was remote.

On July 6, I gave a one-day course to students at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, on leadership.

On August 3, I gave a keynote address to the international creativity conference in Ashland, Oregon.

On November 17, I gave a keynote address to an international conference on creativity and the brain in Boston.

On November 30, I gave an invited talk at the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Syracuse.

I taught HD 1150, Introduction to Infant and Child Development, and the accompanying section, HD 1160, in the fall of 2014.  In the spring of 2015 I taught HD 4440 and HD 6440, the undergraduate and graduate sections of my course on The Nature of Intelligence.  In the fall of 2015, I taught HD 1100, Lifespan Development, as well as HD 4450 and 6450, Ethical Challenges in the Behavioral and Brain Sciences.  In the fall of 2016, I taught HD 1100 and also HD 4440 and 6440.  In the fall of 2017, I taught HD 4440 and 6440 as well as a new course on the Nature of Leadership, HD 3450 and also HD 4540 and 6540, Creativity and Its Development. I also advise undergraduate students who do research with me, most of whom sign up for credit through independent study.  I meet with my students on a regular basis.  I base my instruction on the augmented theory of successful intelligence, meaning that I emphasize in teaching and assessment creative, analytical, practical, and wisdom-based/ethical thinking.

This year, I published two articles directly relevant to teaching:

Sternberg, R. J., & Hayes, N. (2018).  The road to writing a textbook. Teaching of Psychology, 45, 278-283. https://doi.org/10.1177/0098628318782665

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (2018).  Societal forces that ERODE creativity. Teachers College Record, 120 (5), pp. 1-18. http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=22093.

 

 

 

HD 1100

HD 1150

HD 1160

HD 3450

HD 4010

HD 4440

HD 6440

HD 4450

HD 6450

All of these except 3450 are NEW courses for me that I have taught in my first five years at Cornell. However, I had not taught 3450 before at Cornell and I redesigned it to be a totally new course with respect to what I had taught before.

 

B.A., Psychology, summa cum laude, honors with exceptional distinction in psychology, Yale University


Ph.D., Psychology, Stanford University

13 honorary doctorates from 12 different countries on 4 continents

I previously have served as president of the American Psychological Association, Division 1 of APA, Division 15 of APA, Division 20 of APA, Division 24 of APA, the Eastern Psychological Association, the Federation of Association in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS), and the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology.  I have been treasurer of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. I am a past-president of the University of Wyoming, past-provost of Oklahoma State University, and past-dean of arts and sciences of Tufts University.

I have done no notable administrative work during this past calendar year.

 

I have just one website: 

www.robertjsternberg.com

 I have no social-media accounts and have no plans to have any.