Psychology Psychology Paper

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Provide real-world examples for the following types of intelligences as theorized by Gardner: verbal/linguistic, body-kinesthetic (movement), and logical/mathematical. Explain why each example represents one of the types of intelligence. Present some of the arguments critics have offered against Gardner's research. Verbal/Linguistic intelligence is the ability to read, write and communicate with words. Authors, journalists, poets, orators and comedians are obvious examples of people with linguistic intelligence. Areas of importance include prework and the workbook. The design of these should include written information on what you are talking about and the key points with references. People who are linguistic like to read and you can often noticing them in the room reading the workbook before you even start. They will be quick to catch grammar mistakes. Exercises should be more reflective of nature, with them reading something and having time and space to absorb. Some famous examples: Charles Dickens (an author), Abraham Lincoln (gave great speeches), and T.S. Eliot (publisher, play-write). Bodily-Kinesthetic intelligence is the ability to use your body skillfully to solve problems, create products or present ideas and emotions. Abilities obviously displayed for athletic pursuits, dancing, acting, artistically, or in building and construction. You can include surgeons in this category but many people who are physically talented–"good with their hands"–don't recognize that this form of intelligence is of equal value to the other intelligences. Areas of importance are games and stories. For this type of learning, what is that they experience the learning Games and small group activities are essential for this group. In N.L.P. this is the kinesthetic or ‘feelers’. They like to experience and hear how others are feeling to process information. These types of learners

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