By Robert J. Sternberg,Elena L. Grigorenko
The objective of this quantity is to debate how the surroundings impacts the advance and the upkeep of cognitive talents. it's a successor to the editors' 1997 quantity, Intelligence, Heredity, and Environment, and a significant other to their new quantity, Family surroundings and highbrow Functioning: A Life-Span Perspective. Taken jointly, the two-volume set includes the main finished current paintings at the relation among the surroundings and cognitive talents.
Psychologists, mom and dad, social employees, educators, and employers are all prone to locate this publication of interest.
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