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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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Gardner Speaks with “Bridging the Gaps”

The Irish podcast program “Bridging the Gaps” has released its interview with Howard Gardner! Speaking about the development of multiple intelligences theory, the concepts behind the book Five Minds for the Future, and his most recently published text The App Generation, Gardner gives an overview of some of the key research that has compelled him over […]

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Disinterestedness in the Digital Era

Howard Gardner’s chapter “Reclaiming Disinterestedness for the Digital Era,” about the modern importance of maintaining disinterested and impartial behavior in the professions, has been included in the recently published book From Voice to Influence: Understanding Citizenship in a Digital Era, edited by Danielle Allen and Jennifer Light. A full description of this newly-released text is […]

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