Intelligence is conceived as the capacity tosolve problems or to fashion products thatare valued in one or more cultural setting(Gardner & Hatch, 1989).
• The theory was developed in 1983 by Dr. Howard Gardner,• Traditional notion of intelligence, based on I.Q. testing, is far too limited.• Eight different intelligences• Human potential in children and adults.
LOGICAL-MATHEMATICALAssumed as naturally excel in mathematics, chess, and ornumerical activities, a more accurate definition placesmore emphasis on reasoning capabilities, abstractpatterns of recognition, scientific and thinking. Abstractly and logically. Good with numbers. Mental maths. Logic puzzles. Identifying patterns.Analyze problems logically John Forbes Nash
VISUAL-SPATIALInvolves the potential to recognize and use the patterns ofwide space and more confined areas. It deals with spatialjudgement and the ability to visualize with the minds eye.Sculptor. Artist.Mechanic. Engineer. Photographer. Interior decorator. Clothing designer.Art critic
BODILY-KYNESTHETIC In theory, people who have bodily- kinesthetic intelligence should learn better by involving muscular movement, and are generally good at physical activities such as sports or dance. •Athlete. •Dancer. •Actor. •firefighter. •Trainer.
MUSICAL-RHYTMIC This area has to do with rhythm, music, and hearing. Those who have a high level of musical-rhythmic intelligence display greater sensitivity to sounds, rhythms, tones, and music. Language skills are typicallyMusician highly developed in those Disc jockey whose base intelligence is Music critic musical.Composer Jackie imitates Susansinger Boyle
INTERPERSONALThis area has to do with interaction with others. This peopletend to be extroverts, characterized by their sensitivity toothers moods, feelings, temperaments and motivations, andtheir ability to cooperate in order to work as part of a group. Counsellor Salesperson Minister Social worker Teacher Sociologist Psychologist
VERBAL-LINGUISTIC Those with verbal-linguistic intelligence learn foreign lg very easily as they have high verbal memory and an ability to Persuade . typically they are good: Reading, writing and Telling stories Writer. Editor. Poet. Journalist. Teacher. Lawyer. Politician. Actor. Pastors Philosopher.
INTRAPERSONALPeople with intrapersonal intelligence are intuitive andtypically introverted. They are skillful at understandingtheir own feelings and motivations. This people have selfcontrol and confidence Careers: •Philosophers •Psychologists •Lawyers •Writers.
NATURALISTICIntelligence that relates tosensitivity toward otherliving things, such asanimals and plants. They Landscapestart by classifying groups Vetof plants, animals and Biologyobjects from an early age. Park ranger Conservationist Naturalistic Farmers Gardeners.
EXISTENTIAL Sensitivity, curious andI see dead capable to tackle deeppeople questions about human existence such as the meaning of life. why do we die,? how did we get here? Also, it has to do with the ability to contemplate phenomena or questions beyond sensory data. Career: •Cosmologist •Philosopher
Gardner argues that the concept of intelligence as traditionally defined in psychometrics (IQ tests) does not sufficiently describe the wide variety of cognitive abilities humans display. For example, the theory states that a child who learns to multiply easily is not necessarily more intelligent than a child who has stronger skills in another kind of intelligence. The child who takes more time to master simple multiplication:
“I want my children tounderstand the world, but notjust because the world isfascinating and the human mindis curious. I want them tounderstand it so that they will bepositioned to make it a betterplace.” Howard Gardner