An interview with Guy Claxton at the International Conference On Thinking 2011 at Queens University Belfast.
Professor Guy Claxton is a world renowned authority on expandable intelligence; what it is, why it matters, and how to grow it. He is the author of many books and articles, including Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: Why Intelligence Increases When You Think Less, Wise Up: The Challenge of Lifelong Learning and New Kinds of Smart: How the Science of Learnable Intelligence is Changing Education, written jointly with Bill Lucas. Guy’s bestseller What’s the Point of School? was highly praised by Professor Howard Gardner, Sir Ken Robinson and Baroness Susan Greenfield. His highly practical Building Learning Power approach to creating learning cultures in schools has influenced youngsters’ lives throughout the UK as well as in Sweden, Malaysia, Dubai, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand.