In 1983, Dr. Howard Gardner shared the concept of Multiple Intelligence through this book “”Frames of Mind”. Dr. Gardner proposed 8 different intelligence to account for a broader range of human potential in children and adults. Proportionate distribution and value of each intelligence will be different for every individual.
1 INTRAPERSONAL INTELLIGENCE A highly developed self-knowledge, involving accurate knowledge of goals, strengths, limitations, moods, anxieties, desires and motivations. The ability to act on the basis of this self-knowledge.
2 INTERPERSONAL INTELLIGENCE The ability to establish and maintain human relationships, involving the capacity to perceive and respond to the moods, characteristics, intentions, temperaments, motivations and feelings of others, learning from The ability to establish and maintain human relationships, involving the capacity to perceive and respond to them and contributing to their personal development
3 LOGICAL-MATHEMATICAL INTELLIGENCE The moods, characteristics, intentions, temperaments, motivations and feelings of others, learning from The ability to establish and maintain human relationships, involving the capacity to perceive and respond to them and contributing to their personal development. It is also Mathematical Intelligence. The capacity to perceive sequence, pattern and order; and to use these observations to explain, extrapolate and predict.
4 MUSICAL INTELLIGENCE The capacity to distinguish the whole realm of sound and, in particular, to discern, appreciate and apply the various aspects of music (pitch, rhythm, timbre and mood), both separately and holistically.
5 LANGUAGE INTELLIGENCE The ability to use language to codify and remember information; to communicate, explain and convince. Ability to use language to excite, please, convince, stimulate or convey information. Involves not only ease in producing language, but also sensitivity to the nuances, order and rhythm of words.
6 NATURALISTIC INTELLIGENCE Recognition, appreciation, and understanding of the natural world around us. It involves such capacities as species discernment and discrimination, the ability to recognize and classify various flora and fauna, and our knowledge of and communion with the natural world.
7 VISUAL SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE Ability to perceive and mentally manipulate a form or object, and to perceive and create tension, balance and composition in a visual or spatial display. Ability to create visual-spatial representations of the world and to transfer those representations either mentally or concretely.
8 BODILY KINESTHETIC INTELLIGENCE Ability to use fine and gross motor skills in sports, the performing arts, or arts and crafts production. Bodily Intelligence involves using the body to solve problems, to create products, and to convey ideas and emotions.