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Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined

The Truth About Talent, Practice, Creativity and the Many Paths to Greatness

By Scott Barry Kaufman
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Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined: The Truth About Talent, Practice, Creativity and the Many Paths to Greatness by Scott Barry Kaufman

Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined (2013) is about finding a new, more holistic approach to assessing human intelligence, rather than focusing solely on IQ. Scott Kaufman outlines the flaws in IQ tests and offers a more effective theory of what makes us smart.

  • Psychology and education students
  • Parents and teachers
  • Anyone who’s ever been labelled “challenged” or “gifted”

Scott Barry Kaufman was diagnosed with a learning disability as a child but went on to study at Carnegie Mellon, Yale and Cambridge. He cofounded The Creativity Post, contributes to Scientific American and serves as director of the Imagination Institute at the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

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