Still others benefit most from body-kinesthetic intelligence (learning by doing with the hands). Each person possesses each intelligence to an extent, but there is always a primary, or more dominant, intelligence. The work on multiple intelligences began in the early s with Howard Gardner, and the research continues.
Linguistic intelligence (“word smart”) Logical The theory of multiple intelligences also has strong implications for adult learning and development. or seem to be the most effective teaching or learning tools. The theory of multiple intelligences is so intriguing because it expands our horizon of available teaching/learning tools.
The theory of multiple intelligences was developed in by Dr. Howard Gardner, professor of education at Harvard University. It suggests that the traditional notion of intelligence, based on I.Q. testing, is far too limited.