The Theory of Multiple Intelligence

1511 Words Jan 16th, 2018 6 Pages
If any person is considered good enough in communication, understanding and learning, logical reasoning, facts and figures, general knowledge, ability to interpret information and other alike mental activities which account for personal growth, we say that he/she is wise and intelligent. Unfortunately, intelligence is mostly used in terms of learning education only, but general knowledge and common sense are also categorized in intelligence as they constitute a great part of someone's personality. All what is described is usually termed as general intelligence, which had been the subject of interest until researchers from different fields like psychology, artificial intelligence and neurology introduced the concept of "Multiple intelligences". Some theories regarding this phenomena state that "human mind consists of independent and autonomous intelligences, all or some of which can be used at the same time, in contrast to the correlation of all intelligences". The most famous and authentic theory in this regard was presented by famous developmental psychologist Howard Earl Gardner in his book "Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences" (1983). In explaining his theory, Gardner proclaimed that human mind has at least eight intellectual capacities to solve…
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