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Discuss the theory of multiple intelligences developed by Howard Gardner. Pick three and discuss how each can have an impact on your personal success. Below is a list of the eight intelligences:

Linguistic
Musical
Logical-Mathematical
Naturalist
Spatial
Bodily-Kinesthetic
Intrapersonal
Interpersonal

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The theory of multiple intelligences was proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983 as a model of intelligence that distinguishes intelligence into various specific modalities rather than a single general ability. He felt that there are a wide variety of cognitive abilities that are mildly correlated with one another. After observing individuals who were gifted and talented in various areas he came to theorize that there were varying types of intelligence. There are:
Linguistic:
Musical: Ability to read, write and play music exceptionally well.
Logical-mathematical: Basic and complex mathematical problem solving ability.
Naturalist: Heightened sensitivity and/or ability to appreciate nature.
Spatial: Ability to navigate and move around in different spaces.
Bodily-kinisthetic: Involves having good reflexes and good balance.
Interpersonal:
Intrapersonal:

According to Howard Gardner linguistic intelligence involves sensitivity to spoken and written language, the ...

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Selected forms of intelligence from the theory of 'multiple intelligences' by Howard Gardner is explained and discussed.

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