Robert Sternberg is an American psychologist perhaps best known for his triarchic theory of intelligence, his triangular theory of love, his theory of cognitive style and his research on creativity. Sternberg's interest in psychology was sparked early in life; he developed his very first test of intelligence when he was in the seventh-grade.
In addition to serving as the President of the APA in 2003, Sternberg has received numerous awards and has published more than 1,200 articles, book chapters and books. Many students might recognize him as the author of Cognitive Psychology, a popular textbook often used in psychology courses.
Learn more about his life, work and theories in this biography of Robert Sternberg.