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Thinking Styles

  • Elena L. Grigorenko
  • Robert J. Sternberg
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Part of the Perspectives on Individual Differences book series (PIDF)

Abstract

If someone says to you, “Tell me about yourself,” your responses will probably include a number of statements about your likes and dislikes. Most people refer to their preferences when describing themselves: for example, “I prefer to work alone,” “I’m a people person,” or “I like to do creative things.” All of these statements are references to favorite ways of behaving—that is, to styles.

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Cognitive Control Cognitive Style Learning Style Teaching Style Personality Style 
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  • Elena L. Grigorenko
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  • Robert J. Sternberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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