Gardner Intelligence Paper

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Gardner Intelligence Paper PSY/300 Gardner Intelligence Paper The theory of multiple intelligences developed by Howard Gardner was developed or proposed around 1983 and has since been becoming more popular in the world of psychology especially in the united states. According to "Infed.org" (2002, 2008), " Howard Gardner initially formulated a list of seven intelligences. His listing was provisional. The first two have been typically valued in schools; the next three are usually associated with the arts; and the final two are what Howard Gardner called 'personal intelligences'” (Howard Gardner multiple intelligences and education). • Linguistic • Logical-Mathematical • Spatial • Musical • Bodily-Kinesthetic • Intrapersonal • Interpersonal In the year 1996 another intelligence was added to Gardner's list and this intelligence was the Naturalist Intelligence, and as of today there are still the eight Intelligences to Gardner's Theory of intelligence, which are considered and taught all over the world. In this paper I will select three of these intelligences and discuss how each of the three can have an impact on personal success. Linguistic-Verbal Intelligence Linguistic-Verbal Intelligence has strengths that are related to communication skills such as language, the use of words, and writing. According to "Psychology About.com" (2012), " People who are strong in linguistic-verbal intelligence are able to use words well, both when writing and speaking. These individuals are typically very good at writing stories, memorizing information and reading.” (Linguistic-Verbal Intelligence). The Linguistic-Verbal Intelligence can have a giant impact on a person's life, career, and all the more their personal success. Career related successful persons with the

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