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Long Vita (PDF)


Harvard Project Zero: A Personal History (PDF)
Artistic development – The three essential spheres
The 25th Anniversary of the publication of Howard Gardner’s Frames of Mind (PDF)
The theory of multiple intelligences – As psychology, as education, as social science
Assessment of intellectual profiles – A perspective from multiple intelligences theory
The theory of multiple intelligences
Leaders as storytellers
What is Good Work?
Leadership – a cognitive perspective
Five Minds for the Future – as presented in January 2008 (PDF)
Quandaries for neuroeducators
The synthesizing mind – Making sense of the deluge of information
“Hill, Skill, and Will” – Executive function from a multiple intelligence perspective
How MI Theory Fits into Traditional and Modern China – by Dr. Jie-qi Chen (PDF)
Transmission and Reception of MI Theory in China – by Dr. Zhilong Shen (PDF)
The lonely profession
From teaching globalization to nurturing global consciousness
The development of extraordinary achievements
Multiple Lenses on The Mind (PDF)
Good Work – It’s nature, it’s nurture
MI After Twenty Years (PDF)
Compromised Work
The professions in America today – Crucial but fragile
Scientific psychology – Should we bury it or praise it?
A Multiplicity of Intelligences (PDF)
Response to EdNext Critique of MI Theory - by Mindy Kornhaber (PDF
What we do and don’t know about learning
How education changes – Considerations of history, science and values
On abilities and domains
Ethical Responsibility of Scientists (PDF)
Three distinct meanings of intelligence
Interview with Steen Napper Larsen (PDF)
The Three Faces of Intelligence (PDF)
On disciplinary lenses and interdisciplinary work
Multiple approaches to understanding
Are there additional intelligences? The case for naturalist, spiritual, and existential intelligences
Extraordinary cognitive achievements – A symbols systems approach
Of kinds of disciplines and kinds of understanding
Multimedia and Multiple Intelligences (PDF)
The age of innocence reconsidered – Preserving the best of the progressive traditions in psychology and education
Technology and Multiple Intelligences (PDF)
Reflections on multiple intelligences – Myths and messages
Creativity – New views from psychology and education
The unschooled mind – Why even the best students in the best schools do not understand
Teaching for understanding in the disciplines – and beyond
The relationship between early giftedness and later achievement
The creators’ patterns
The stories of the right hemisphere
How extraordinary was Mozart?
The giftedness matrix – A development perspective
The tensions between education and development
The assessment of student learning in the arts
Intelligence in seven phases – Paper presented at the Centennial of Education at Harvard
Metaphor and irony – Two levels of understanding
From private institutions to public symbol systems – An examination of creative process in Georg Cantor and Sigmund Freud
The difficulties of school – Probable causes, possible cures
The key in the slot – Creativity in a Chinese key
Assessment in context – The alternative to standardized testing
Beyond a modular view of mind
Creativity – An interdisciplinary perspective
The fruits of asynchrony – A psychological examination of creativity
Freud in three frames – A cognitive scientific approach to creative lies and creative products
Biology and giftedness
Attitudes and attributes – Children’s understanding of metaphor and sarcasm
The crystallizing experience – Discovery of an intellectual gift
Artistic intelligences
The symbolic products of early childhood
Giftedness – Speculations from a biological perspective
Missing the point – The role of the right hemisphere in the processing of complex linguistic materials
First intimations of artistry
Developmental psychology after Piaget
Styles of achievement in early symbolization
The development of metaphoric competence
The comprehension of metaphor in brain-damaged patients
Comprehension and appreciation of humor in brain-damaged patients
Bee but not be – Oral reading of single words in aphasia and alexia
A psychological examination of Nelson Goodman’s theory of symbols
Symbol systems – A philosophical, psychological, and educational investigation
The contribution of operativity to naming in aphasic patients
Style sensitivity in children
Piaget and Levi-Strauss – The quest for mind

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