Intelligence In The Theory Of Multiple Intelligences By Howard Gardner

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Everyone thinks intelligence is being keen and that it is hereditary, but what if intelligence also refers to dexterity? Each person is embodied with intelligence, but it might not be the intelligence that you see in school by form of tests. If you can’t see these intelligences by tests; then how do you know if you have an intelligence? According to the website Multiple Intelligence (MI)-Howard Gardner (2014), Howard Gardner is the man who came up with the idea of multiple intelligences and he describes intelligence as “the ability to create an effective product or offer service that is valued in a culture,” while the traditional description as from Merriam-Webster dictionary (2014) states intelligence as “the ability to learn or understand things or deal with new or problematic situations.” With this idea of how intelligence is, he formed a list of eight intelligences (Bodily Kinesthetic, …show more content…

They would be able to detect patters and easily come to conclusions through deductive reasoning. A person that excelled in this intelligence would be employed as an engineer, mathematician, or scientist. These Words hold such power and meaning that tend to evolve throughout the years. As I set out to read on the “Theory of Multiple Intelligences” by Howard Gardner I seem to question the meaning of Intelligence. Although I have never contemplated a single word more feverishly as I have in the last couple weeks it has been quite an exertion. According to Merriam-Webster (2017), “Intelligence: the ability to learn or understand things or to deal with new or difficult situations.” Howard Gardner first publishes his own view of intelligence in his book Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences (1983).1 To follow Howard Gardner’s quote from his book frames of

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