Intelligence And The Theory Of Multiple Intelligences

1578 Words Jan 14th, 2016 7 Pages
Taylor Ward
Mrs. Behrend
AP Seminar
December 14, 2015
Intelligence and Socioeconomics According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, intelligence is “the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills,” though, there are many different perspectives regarding intelligence. Some believe the human species is born with a natural intelligence. Others, consider that possessed intelligence is developed by the interactions and experiences of an individual. The ongoing argument of whether a genius born or made is still inconclusive. However, one thing we are certain of is that intelligence plays into one’s financial status. There are no restrictions placed on what type of intelligence, just simply the intelligence one uses to thrive. Founder of the Theory of Multiple Intelligences, Howard Gardner, would likely agree. The Professor at Harvard University created the Theory of Multiple Intelligences which states that rather than intelligence being considered a single ability, intelligence is viewed by different “modalities.” (Lane et al.) Therefore, whether discussing Kim Kardashian-West who possesses interpersonal intelligence, allowing her to interact with others efficiently, or Albert Einstein, renowned for obtaining logical-mathematical intelligence, granting him the famous the ability to think outside of the box to analyze patterns and relationships, intelligence has an impact on income. Throughout this paperreport, the author will discuss what affects intelligence and how…
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