Multiple Intelligences Many ways to excel and contribute Are you intelligent? Are your friends intelligent? Are your teachers or professors intelligent? According to the theory of Multiple Intelligences, proposed by Dr.
Spatial picture smart What other scientists thought were just soft-skills, such as interpersonal skills, Gardener realized were types of intelligence. Not knowing math you may not calculate the rate at which the universe is expanding, but you are likely to have the skills to find the right person who will.
Naturalist Intelligence Naturalist intelligence designates the human ability to discriminate among living things plants, animals as well as sensitivity to other features of the natural world clouds, rock configurations. This ability was clearly of value in our evolutionary past as hunters, gatherers, and farmers; it continues to be central in such roles as botanist or chef.
It is also speculated that much of our consumer society exploits the naturalist intelligences, which can be mobilized in the discrimination among cars, sneakers, kinds of makeup, and the like. Musical Intelligence Musical intelligence is the capacity to discern pitch, rhythm, timbre, and tone.
This intelligence enables us to recognize, create, reproduce, and reflect on music, as demonstrated by composers, conductors, musicians, vocalist, and sensitive listeners.
Interestingly, there is often an affective connection between music and the emotions; and mathematical and musical intelligences may share common thinking processes. Young adults with this kind of intelligence are usually singing or drumming to themselves.
They are usually quite aware of sounds others may miss. Logical-Mathematical Intelligence Logical-mathematical intelligence is the ability to calculate, quantify, consider propositions and hypotheses, and carry out complete mathematical operations.
It enables us to perceive relationships and connections and to use abstract, symbolic thought; sequential reasoning skills; and inductive and deductive thinking patterns. Logical intelligence is usually well developed in mathematicians, scientists, and detectives.
Young adults with lots of logical intelligence are interested in patterns, categories, and relationships. They are drawn to arithmetic problems, strategy games and experiments.
Existential Intelligence Sensitivity and capacity to tackle deep questions about human existence, such as the meaning of life, why we die, and how did we get here. Interpersonal Intelligence Interpersonal intelligence is the ability to understand and interact effectively with others.
It involves effective verbal and nonverbal communication, the ability to note distinctions among others, sensitivity to the moods and temperaments of others, and the ability to entertain multiple perspectives. Teachers, social workers, actors, and politicians all exhibit interpersonal intelligence.
Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence Bodily kinesthetic intelligence is the capacity to manipulate objects and use a variety of physical skills. This intelligence also involves a sense of timing and the perfection of skills through mind—body union. Athletes, dancers, surgeons, and crafts people exhibit well-developed bodily kinesthetic intelligence.
Linguistic Intelligence Linguistic intelligence is the ability to think in words and to use language to express and appreciate complex meanings. Linguistic intelligence allows us to understand the order and meaning of words and to apply meta-linguistic skills to reflect on our use of language.
Linguistic intelligence is the most widely shared human competence and is evident in poets, novelists, journalists, and effective public speakers. Young adults with this kind of intelligence enjoy writing, reading, telling stories or doing crossword puzzles. Intra-personal intelligence involves not only an appreciation of the self, but also of the human condition.
It is evident in psychologist, spiritual leaders, and philosophers. These young adults may be shy. They are very aware of their own feelings and are self-motivated.
Spatial Intelligence Spatial intelligence is the ability to think in three dimensions. Core capacities include mental imagery, spatial reasoning, image manipulation, graphic and artistic skills, and an active imagination.
Sailors, pilots, sculptors, painters, and architects all exhibit spatial intelligence. Young adults with this kind of intelligence may be fascinated with mazes or jigsaw puzzles, or spend free time drawing or daydreaming.
What do you think? Challenging a millenia-old notion that intelligence is a single kind of human capacity does not necessarily win one friends among the intelligent.
This book questions what we consider a good education, what we consider talent, and how much control one has to acquire them. Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom3rd ed.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Interpersonal intelligence is one of Howard Gardner's nine multiple intelligences, and this intelligence refers to how skillful an individual is in understanding and dealing with others. They are skilled at managing relationships and negotiating conflict.
In theory, individuals who have high interpersonal intelligence are characterized by their sensitivity to others' moods, feelings, temperaments, motivations, and their ability to cooperate in order to work as part of a group.
[which] has always connoted the kind of thinking skills that makes one successful in . People with interpersonal intelligence, such as Mahatma Gandhi and Cesar Chavez, are easily able to pick up on the feelings, mood, motivation, and intentions of those around them.
Interpersonal Intelligence may be defined as the ability to recognise distinctions between other people to know their faces and voices; to react appropriately to their needs, to understand their motives, feelings and moods and to appreciate such perspectives with sensitivity and empathy.
The theory of multiple intelligences differentiates human intelligence into specific 'modalities', rather than seeing intelligence as dominated by a single general ability. Howard Gardner proposed this model in his book Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Sep 23, · Emotional intelligence can give you the lift to soar.
A lack of it will keep you shackled to the ground.
Interpersonal skills is another area of leadership that isn’t discussed often.