Musical Intelligence Involves the ability to Some characteristics include understand and ҉ Enjoy singing appreciate musical ҉ Enjoy playing musical rhythms and patterns. instruments People who have strong ҉ Recognizing musical musical intelligence are patterns and tones easily good at thinking in ҉ Good at remembering songs patterns, rhythms, and and melodies sounds. Potential career choices They have strong ҉ Musician appreciation for music ҉ Composer and are often good ҉ Singer musical composition and ҉ Music teacher performance. ҉ conductor
Bodily-kinesthetic Intelligence Involves strength in Characteristics include physical movement ҉ Good at dancing and fine motor skills. ҉ Good at playing sports Those who have high ҉ Tends to remember by bodily-kinesthetic doing, rather than intelligence are said hearing or seeing to be good at body Potential career choices movement, ҉ Dancer performing actions, ҉ Builder and physical control. ҉ Sculptor People in this area in ҉ Actor tend to have excellent hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
Logical-mathematicalIntelligence Involves strength in Characteristics include scientific and ҉ Excellent problem- mathematical reasoning. solving skills People who are strong in ҉ Enjoy thinking about logical-mathematical abstract ideas intelligence are good at ҉ Like conducting reasoning, recognizing scientific experiments patterns, and logically analyzing problems. Potential career choices These individuals tend to ҉ Scientist think conceptually about ҉ Mathematician numbers, relationships, ҉ Computer programmer and patterns. ҉ Engineer ҉ Accountant
Linguistic Intelligence Involves a strength in Characteristics include words, both written and ҉ Enjoys reading and verbal. writing People who are strong in ҉ Good at debating linguistic intelligence ҉ Able to explain things are able to use words well well, both when writing and speaking. ҉ Uses humor when telling These individuals are stories typically good at writing Potential career choices stories, memorizing ҉ Writer/journalist information, and ҉ Lawyer reading. ҉ teacher
Spatial Intelligence Gardner describes it Characteristics include as an intelligence ҉ Enjoy reading and related to visual and writing spatial judgment. ҉ Good at doing puzzles People who are ҉ Good at interpreting graphs, pictures, and strong in this area charts are good at ҉ Enjoy drawing, visualizing things. painting, and visual arts These individuals are ҉ Recognizes patterns often good with easily directions as well as Potential career choices maps, charts, videos, ҉ Architect and pictures. ҉ Artist
Intrapersonal Intelligence Involves the ability to Characteristics include introspect and self-reflect. ҉ Good at analyzing strengths Individuals who are strong and weaknesses in this area are good at ҉ Enjoy analyzing theories being aware of their own and ideas emotional states, feelings, ҉ Excellent self-awareness and motivations. They tend to enjoy self- ҉ Clearly understand the basis reflection and analysis, for their own motivations including day-dreaming, and feelings exploring relationships with Potential career choices others, and assessing their ҉ Philosopher personal strengths. ҉ Writer ҉ Theorist ҉ Scientist
Interpersonal Intelligence Involves the ability to Characteristics include relate to and understand ҉ Good at verbal other people. communication Those who have strong ҉ Skilled nonverbal interpersonal communication intelligence are good at ҉ See situations from different understanding and perspectives interacting with other ҉ Good at resolving conflicts people. Potential career choices These individuals are ҉ Psychologist skilled at assessing ҉ Philosopher emotions, motivations, ҉ Counselor and intentions of those ҉ Sales person around them. ҉ Politician
Naturalistic Intelligence Involves the ability to Characteristics include recognize patterns and ҉ Interest in subjects such as relationships in nature. botany, biology, and zoology Naturalistic is the most recent addition to Gardner’s ҉ Good at categorizing theory and has been with information easily more resistance than his ҉ Likes camping, hiking, original seven intelligences. gardening, and exploring According to Gardner, the outdoors individuals who are high in ҉ Doesn’t enjoy learning this area are more in tune unfamiliar topics that have with nature and are often no connections with nature interested in nurturing, exploring the environment, Potential career choices and learning about other ҉ Biologist species. ҉ Conservationist These individuals are said to ҉ Gardener be highly aware of even subtle changes to their ҉ Farmer environments.