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Is the U.S. Education System Producing a Society of Smart Fools - Scientific American

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 Diane Ravitch  says: This interview is worth reading. These days, we have a lot of very smart people acting very selfishly and ignoring the common good. We could use a lot more common sense, creativity, wisdom, decency, and concern for others.' Cornell University psychologist Robert Sternberg, who has studied intelligence and intelligence testing for decades offered his views  and sounded an alarm about the influence of standardized tests on American society, He well known for his “triarchic theory of intelligence,” which identifies three kinds of smarts: the analytic type reflected in IQ scores; practical intelligence, which is more relevant for real-life problem solving; and creativity.  Sternberg,explained his concerns to Scientific American and the evidence of the harm to creativity and developing common sense.'

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