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  • This is Tommy

  • and his parents say he is very intelligent

  • Wait

  • What does that even mean?

  • Well.. a majority of people would assume he gets very good grades in school.

  • but, even though this is a sign of intelligence it isn't the only defining factor of what makes someone smart

  • IQ tests, for instance, are a common way to test intelligence

  • but most of these test examine proficiency in spacial, verbal, or mathematical intelligence

  • American psychologist Howard Gardner thought this was strange.

  • as there are many ways people can be intelligent

  • He then developed his Theory of Multiple Intelligences,

  • which describes nine areas where people can be proficient

  • Number 1:

  • Naturalist Intelligence

  • Think of Katniss Everdeen from the Hunger Games

  • Chuck Noland from cast away

  • and Julia from Julia of the Wolves

  • with a keen eye to detail and easily noticing changes in their surroundings

  • people with high Naturalist Intelligence will be very good at surviving in the wild

  • They have a cunning ability to distinguish between

  • different animals, plants, clouds, rocks, etc.

  • In today's modern world they are able to distinguish

  • between different kinds of make up, cars, smart phones,

  • and other items.

  • Number 2:

  • Musical Intelligence

  • Having a high Musical Intelligence indicates you are very good at things to do with sounds.

  • These can include characteristics such as rhythm, tone, and pitch.

  • If you've got a high musical intelligence, you're good at recognizing, creating, and reproducing music

  • You might even have a high Mathematical Intelligence too.

  • As these two things often involve similar thought processes.

  • If you happen to play an instrument and have a high Musical Intelligence,

  • you're probably quite good at playing by ear.

  • Number 3:

  • Logical Mathematical Intelligence

  • People with a high score in Logical Mathematical Intelligence

  • are good at abstract symbolic thought

  • using letters in formulas to indicate relationships between factors.

  • and reasoning skills such as inductive and deductive reasoning

  • They are good at considering hypothesis,

  • carrying out calculations, and quantifying data.

  • Number 4:

  • Existential Intelligence

  • People with high Existential Intelligence are good philosophical thinkers

  • They're good at philosophizing and thinking about questions that might not have a real definite answer.

  • They have a sensitivity towards the deeper questions of life,

  • and like challenging related concepts.

  • They're not easily confused by their own feelings.

  • Number 5:

  • Interpersonal Intelligence

  • People with a high Interpersonal Intelligence

  • are often at communicating with others.

  • They are good at noticing shifts

  • in other moods and motives

  • as well as taking multiple perspectives on a subject.

  • They often score high on empathy

  • and do well in socially oriented work such as teaching,

  • social work, and acting.

  • Number 6:

  • Bodily-kinesthetic Intelligence

  • People with this type of intelligence love movement.

  • They have high body awareness and good moter skills,

  • because of that they often excel in activities

  • that involve body movement such as sports and dance.

  • They learn best by doing and are keen to

  • figuring things out through experimentation.

  • Number 7:

  • Linguistic Intelligence

  • People high in Linguistic Intelligence are better than average at

  • understanding subtle differences in meaning.

  • They tend to pick up new words and languages quicker.

  • It's a widely shared skill,

  • often found in people that work in journalism, teaching, or even public speaking.

  • Furthermore, people with a high Linguistic Intelligence tend to have a broader vocabulary than average

  • Children and young adults with a

  • high Linguistic Intelligence tend to be drawn to language oriented activities.

  • Such as, reading, writing, word puzzles, and telling stories.

  • Number eight:

  • Intra-personal Intelligence

  • People with a high Intra-personal Intelligence are good at understanding their own feelings and thoughts;

  • and working them to achieve their goals.

  • They are good at motivating themselves from the

  • inside-out without any visible or physical reward

  • It involves more then just understanding and planning their goals.

  • but also a less definite appreciation of the human condition.

  • People with a high Intra-personal Intelligence

  • are often good philosophers and psychologists.

  • Number Nine:

  • Spatial Intelligence

  • People with a high Spatial Intelligence are good at things that require mental manipulations of physical perspectives.

  • These people tend to be very skilled at map reading,

  • jigsaw puzzles,

  • and seeing or drawing objects and situations from a different perspective

  • without necessarily having seen it from that perspective.

  • They do not easily get lost

  • and are often at working their way around a maze.

  • Spatial reasoning, image manipulation,

  • and graphic,

  • and artistic skills are often

  • well developed in people with a high Spatial Intelligence.

  • People with this skill are often good at sailing,

  • being a pilot, sculpting, painting,

  • or designing architectural features in spaces.

  • Young people with good Spacial Intelligence are often

  • drawn to visually stimulating activities, like drawing.

  • So, those are the 9 Types of Intelligence

  • which types of intelligence do you feel describe you the best.

  • Comment below

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9 Types of Intelligence

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    歐小拉 posted on 2018/08/03
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