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Unformatted text preview: Alex Dyer Psych 250 Prof Kremer 24 October 2007 WORD COUNT: 524 THEORY OF MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES Gardner believed IQ tests of the modern age to be inadequate in testing the true limits of intelligence in humans. He believe that evidence is truly divided into 7 different pieces: Linguistic intelligence, Logical-mathematical intelligence, Spatial intelligence, Musical intelligence, Bodily- Kinesthetic intelligence, Intrapersonal intelligence, and Interpersonal intelligence. Gardner also believed that Interpersonal and Intrapersonal fell under the same category that psychologists of today call the emotional intelligence. Upon these Gardners book proposes 3 more types of intelligence: Naturalistic intelligence, Spiritual intelligence, and existential intelligence, though these three make sense in the grand scheme of things these last three intelligences do not have enough evidence supporting them compared to the first seven. Although Gardner sees every set of intelligences as equally important such factors like the first seven....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PSYCH 250 taught by Professor Jurgankremmer during the Fall '08 term at Sonoma.
- Fall '08