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Intelligence Power Point


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An overview of Gardner's 8 types of intelligence.

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Intelligence Power Point

  1. 1. Intelligence: an overview “its not how smart you are, it’s how you are smart” By: Chelsia Bates
  2. 2. Intelligence: the basics • Dr. Gardner discovered the eight different types of intelligence • Intelligence refers to how we are wired • Thinking refers to how we use our intelligence • People can be intelligent but have poor thinking skills
  3. 3. Linguistic Intelligence “word smart” Definition: capacity to use language, your native language, and perhaps other languages, to express what's on your mind and to understand other people Linguistic Intelligence traits: like to read, like to write, like to listen, good at spelling, good memory for general knowledge.
  4. 4. Logical-Mathematical Intelligence “number/reasoning smart” Definition: the capacity to reason, calculate, recognize patterns and handle logical thinking. Logical-mathematical Intelligence traits: likes to count, likes to be organized, good at problem solving.
  5. 5. Spatial Intelligence “picture smart” Definition: intelligence refers to the ancient hunter-gatherer ability to represent the outer world internally in your mind. It gives you the ability to know where you are in space. Traits: likes art, drawing, sculpting, painting, good at reading maps, thinks in pictures, can visualize or imagine vividly.
  6. 6. Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence “body smart” Definition: the capacity to use your whole body or parts of your body: (your hands, your fingers, your arms), to solve a problem, make something, or put on some kind of production. Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence traits: good sense of balance, good sense of rhythm, is graceful in movements, good hand-eye coordination, can communicate ideas through gesture.
  7. 7. Musical Intelligence “music smart” Definition: The ability to compose songs and music, sing and play instruments and appreciate all kinds of music. Also having a strong sense of universal harmony and awareness of patterns in life. Musical Intelligence traits: sensitive to sound patterns, has a good sense of pitch and rhythm, aware of complex structure of musical notes.
  8. 8. Interpersonal Intelligence “people smart” Definition: the ability to work well with other people, to understand and 'get' them, to be aware of their motivations, their goals, their stated and unstated intentions. It's about being a 'people person' able to empathize with others. Interpersonal Intelligence traits: good at negotiating, enjoys company, gets on well with others, likes team work, sensitive to the feelings of others.
  9. 9. Intrapersonal Intelligence “self smart” Definition: the ability to access, understand and communicate one's own inner feelings. Intrapersonal Intelligence traits: self-knowledge, deeply aware of one’s own feelings, good at following instincts, self motivated.
  10. 10. Naturalist Intelligence “nature smart” Definition: the ability to see patterns in nature and work in natural environment with livestock, wildlife, plants etc. Naturalist Intelligence traits: feels at their best in nature, sensitive to ecology, sensitive to environmental and animal abuse.
  11. 11. Conclusion • Each person has every one of these intelligences • People are stronger in some intelligences and weaker in others • The idea of standard “intelligence” does not sufficiently encompass the different abilities that humans have