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Describe Stern berg’s Triarchic Theory of Intelligence.

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Theorist-Robert Stern berg. 

Triarchic theory – He gave three basic types of intelligence. 

Componential or Analytical: The ability to think critically and analytically, people high on this type, scores well on standard academic tests or prove to be excellent students. 

Example – professors, teachers are high on this one. 

Experiential or Creative : Insight and ability to formulate new ideas, people high on this type excel on zeroing in on what information is crucial in a given situation and/or combining seemingly unrelated facts. 

Example any inventions like minting coins, printing press. 

Contextual or Practical : They have high adaptive sense or are street smart. They are adaptable at solving problems of every day life. 

Example – carrying the baby on the back while doing work.

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