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Howard Gardner



Howard Gardner, PhD, is a research professor of cognition and education known for his theory of multiple intelligences, which highlights the human ability to process information in different ways: linguistic, logical-mathematical, musical, spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic.

Howard Gardner
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Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligences

Edutopia revisits its 1997 interview with Harvard University Professor Howard Gardner about multiple intelligences and new forms of assessment.

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Shattered Mind

Describes various types of brain injury and their effects on mental, physical, verbal, and artistic abilities and examines fundamental questions relating to brain structure and function.

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Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences proposes that people are not born with all of the intelligence they will ever have.

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What Does It Mean to Be Intelligent? - with Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner's landmark theory of multiple intelligences called into question the value of the IQ test and the notion that someone's intelligence is dominated by a single, measurable general ability.

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The Mind’s New Science: A History of the Cognitive Revolution

The first full-scale history of cognitive science, this work addresses a central issue: What is the nature of knowledge?

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The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach

Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner shows how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to current educational materials, practices, and institutions, and makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools.

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The Development and Education of the Mind: The Selected Works of Howard Gardner

Leading American psychologist and educator Howard Gardner has assembled his most important writings about education.

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Disciplined Mind: What All Students Should Understand

Howard Gardner’s concept of multiple intelligences has been hailed as perhaps the most profound insight into education since the work of Jerome Bruner, Jean Piaget, and even John Dewey.

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The Arts and Human Development: A Psychological Study of the Artistic Process

A revised edition of Gardner’s classic on the development of creativity. Illustrated throughout with children’s art, this book is a systematic examination of the relation between youthful participation in the arts and the ultimate craftsmanship attained by gifted artists.

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Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People’s Minds (Leadership for the Common Good)

Think about the last time you tried to change someone’s mind about something important: a voter’s political beliefs; a customer’s favorite brand; a spouse’s decorating taste. Chances are you weren’t successful in shifting that person’s beliefs in any way.

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