Special Issue "If Intelligence Is Truly Important to Real-World Adaptation, and IQs Have Risen 30+ Points in the Past Century (Flynn Effect), then Why Are There So Many Unresolved and Dramatic Problems in the World, and What Can Be Done About It?"
A special issue of Journal of Intelligence (ISSN 2079-3200).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2018).
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Prof. Dr. Robert J. Sternberg
Department of Human Development, Cornell University, B44 MVR, 116 Reservoir Ave., Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Website | E-Mail
Phone: +1 (607) 255-1452
Fax: +1 (607) 255-9856
Interests: intelligence; creativity; wisdom; ethics; leadership; thinking styles; love; hate; jealousy; envy; organizational modifiability; teaching and learning
Examples of topics that could be included in this Special Issue are the following: the potential role in solving societal problems of (a) intelligence, (b) rational thinking, (c) emotional intelligence, (d) creativity, (e) wisdom, (f) complex problem solving, (g) complex decision making, (h) mindfulness, (i) moral reasoning, and (j) common sense. Considerations of other skills or knowledge bases would also be welcome. There will be some invited submissions, but all submissions are welcome. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Papers should be roughly 20–25 pages long, double-spaced, and speak about what the role of one (or more) variables could be in solving the serious problems that the world faces. Papers should be draw on psychological theory and research, and should make specific suggestions as to how the mentioned skills and knowledge could be used to address serious problems that have, up to now, defied solution.Prof. Dr. Robert J. Sternberg
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Intelligence is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.