Robert J. Sternberg (8 December 1949-) is the IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale University. He has a BA from Yale, a PhD from Stanford University and four honorary doctorates. Sternberg has proposed a triarchic theory of intelligence.

His main research interests include

  1. Higher mental functions
  2. Styles of Thinking
  3. Cognitive Modifiability
  4. Leadership
  5. Love and Hate