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Author Sternberg, Robert J
Title Why Smart People Can Be So Stupid
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press (Ignition), 2002
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Why and When Are Smart People Stupid? Ray Hyman -- 2 Beliefs That Make Smart People Dumb. Carol S. Dweck -- 3 Smart People Doing Dumb Things: The Case of Managerial Incompetence. Richard K. Wagner -- 4 The Engine of Folly. David N. Perkins -- 5 When Smart People Behave Stupidly: Reconciling Inconsistencies in Social-Emotional Intelligence. Ozlem Ayduk and Walter Mischel -- 6 Sex, Lies, and Audiotapes: The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal. Diane F. Halpern -- 7 Rationality, Intelligence, and Levels of Analysis in Cognitive Science: Is Dysrationalia Possible? Keith E. Stanovich -- 8 Smart Is as Stupid Does: Exploring Bases of Erroneous Reasoning of Smart People Regarding Learning and Other Disabilities. Elena L. Grigorenko and Donna Lockery -- 9 Personality Dispositions. Elizabeth J. Austin and Ian J. Deary -- 10 When "Stupid" Is Smarter Than We Are: Mindlessness and the Attribution of Stupidity. Mihnea Moldoveanu and Ellen Langer -- 11 Smart People Are Not Stupid, But They Sure Can Be Foolish: The Imbalance Theory of Foolishness. Robert J. Sternberg -- List of Contributors -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Sternberg, Robert J. Why Smart People Can Be So Stupid New Haven : Yale University Press (Ignition),c2002 9780300090338
Subject Intellect.;Stupidity.;Errors.;Conduct of life
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