Document Type : Research Paper
Ph.D. student in Educational Psychology, Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
Assistant professor of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
Associate professor of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
Introduction: Successful intelligence is the combination of analytical, creative and practical capabilities. This helps individuals to adapt, select and change the environment, in order to achieve their goals in life, regarding to the socio-cultural context. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of successful intelligence on university student, Imam Ja'far Sadeqh in Behbahan city.
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive study, using simple random sampling method, 50 students were selected and randomly divided into two groups of 25 patients. They were divided into experimental group and control group. Experimental group were taught by successful intelligence package. Both were measured by Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking and tolerance of ambiguity McLean questionnaires in pre-test and post-test. Multivariate analysis of covariance was used to analyze the data.
Results:Results showed that teaching components of successful intelligence has been able to increase students' critical thinking and tolerance of ambiguity.
Conclusion: Teaching successful intelligence components and teaching based on this approach in the universities of the country, gives new trends in teaching students and students' learning. It also can open new look in issues around.