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Transformational vs. Transactional Deployment of Intelligence

Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Received: 1 January 2021 / Revised: 23 February 2021 / Accepted: 4 March 2021 / Published: 16 March 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue How Intelligence Can Be a Solution to Consequential World Problems)
The late James Flynn, to whom this Special Issue is dedicated, suggested that what will matter most to the future of the world is not levels of intelligence but rather how intelligence is deployed. In this article, I argue that we can distinguish between transactional and transformational deployments of intelligence. Loosely following Flynn, I suggest that we need to pay much more attention to the latter rather than the former. View Full-Text
Keywords: intelligence; IQ; giftedness; transactional giftedness; transformational giftedness intelligence; IQ; giftedness; transactional giftedness; transformational giftedness
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Sternberg, R.J. Transformational vs. Transactional Deployment of Intelligence. J. Intell. 2021, 9, 15. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/jintelligence9010015

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Sternberg RJ. Transformational vs. Transactional Deployment of Intelligence. Journal of Intelligence. 2021; 9(1):15. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/jintelligence9010015

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Sternberg, Robert J. 2021. "Transformational vs. Transactional Deployment of Intelligence" Journal of Intelligence 9, no. 1: 15. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/jintelligence9010015

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