In the year 1983, an American developmental psychologist, Howard Gardener, published his findings on intelligence. According to Howard, there are nine different types of Intelligence;
- Naturalist Intelligence (being nature smart, understanding living things and reading nature), e.g. Geologists, Animal Trainers, Horticulturists, Marine Biologists, etc.
- Musical Intelligence (being music smart, discerning sound, their pitch, tone, rhythm, and timbre), e.g. musicians, dancers, music teachers, songwriters, etc.
- Logical-Mathematical Intelligence (being number/reasoning smart, quantifying things, making hypotheses and proving them), e.g. Auditors, Accountants, Mathematicians, Scientists, etc.
- Existential Intelligence (being life smart, tackling the questions of why we live and why we die), e.g. Pastors, Meditation instructors, Psychics, Public speakers, Philosophers, etc.
- Interpersonal Intelligence (being people smart, sensing people’s feeling and motives), e.g. Nurses, Life Coaches, Customer Service Representatives, Mental Health Counselors, Entrepreneurs, etc.
- Bodily-Kinesthetic (being body smart, Coordinating your mind with your body), e.g. Actors, Physical therapists, Artistic Painters, Surgeons, Athletes, etc.
- Linguistic Intelligence (being language smart, finding the right words to express what you mean), e.g. writers, Journalists, Proofreaders, Lawyers, Talk-show hosts, etc.
- Intra-Personal Intelligence (being self-smart, understanding yourself, what you feel and what you want you want), e.g. Psychologists, Therapists, Counselors, etc.
- Spatial Intelligence (being picture smart, visualizing the world in ways others can’t) e.g. Designers, Photographers, Drawing Artists, Physicists and Astronomers, some Engineers, etc.
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Written by Arshad. A