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Reflections on “Artful Scribbles”

The scholarly journal Studies in Art Education has published a commentary by Howard Gardner in which he reflects on his 1980 book Artful Scribbles: The Significance of Children’s Drawings. Thinking back on his work in the 1970s, Gardner reviews his reasons for writing the book, as well as which of its elements he considers durable and which […]

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“Five Minds for the Future” Interview

Howard Gardner’s 2009 book Five Minds for the Future describes five specific dispositions that will be important for people to master in the future. These five capacities are: the disciplined mind, the synthesizing mind, the creating mind, the respectful mind, and the ethical mind. In the fourth edition of the Spanish-language periodical Plurilingüismo e Innovación Educativa, Gardner participated […]

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Gardner and Winner on Future Trends

Howard Gardner and Ellen Winner have both contributed to John Brockman’s 2017 book Know This: Today’s Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments.  The book is a collection of brief contributions from leading thinkers about the trends in science and society that are most important for everyone to understand. In her contribution, Winner discusses the […]

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Scientists Making a Difference

Reflecting on your life, what has been your greatest accomplishment so far and why? A version of this question was asked to Howard Gardner and ninety-nine other behavioral and brain scientists, each of whom wrote a summary of their most important contribution to the field for the book Scientists Making a Difference, edited by Robert T. […]

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Publicity for The App Generation

Howard Gardner and Katie Davis’s book The App Generation continues to be referenced in the press two years after its release. In September-October 2015, the following publications featured the book in articles about the effects of digital technology on society: –Sherry Turkle’s op-ed in the New York Times about the psychological results of omnipresent digital devices cites […]

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