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Multiple Intelligence

Scope Note

Multiple intelligence is Howard Gardner's theory that intelligence is not a single, general talent but that there are eight varieties of intelligence: 1. Language ability, 2. Logical/mathematical reasoning, 3. Spatial judgment, 4. Kinesthetic judgment, 5. Musical thinking, 6. Intra-individual reasoning, 7. Interpersonal thinking, and 8. Naturalistic awareness.  Source: The Cyclopedic Education Dictionary.

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