How are the following alike and different: Spearman's Model of Intelligence and Gardner's Multiple Intelligences? Which of the two are more in line with psychology today and why?
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Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences suggests that there are seven different forms of intelligence. These include the linguistic, musical, spatial, bodily, interpersonal, intrapersonal and logico-mathematical. In developing his theory, Gardner (1983) wanted to propose an intelligence theory which could include what earlier psychologists left out. He noted at the time of writing his book that "all ignore biology; all fail to come to grips with the higher levels of creativity; and all insensitive to the range of roles ...
Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences and Spearman's Intelligence theory a comparison.