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MI Theory’s Lasting Impact

2020 marks the centennial of the opening of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the school is celebrating by highlighting 100 stories about its impact over the past century. Howard Gardner recently spoke to HGSE’s Jill Anderson on the topic of multiple intelligences theory, its development, and its impact. Watch the video via YouTube […]

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Where is Talent?

Times Higher Education (THE) has published an article by Howard Gardner in which he discusses the nature of talent. Asking the question “Where is talent?”, Gardner talks about the way that talent might manifest in the brain, how individual talents relate to domains or professional areas such as the arts, and the importance of directing […]

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Interview: The Hidden Intelligences

Howard Gardner was recently interviewed by Dario Ruggiero, founder of the Italian organization Long Term Economy. The interview presents Gardner’s current views about multiple intelligences and its application in education and society. Below is the interview in full. Interview with Howard Gardner  (Hobbs Research Professor of Cognition and Education Harvard Graduate School of Education) “THE HIDDEN […]

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Children and Multiple Intelligences: An Interview with “Les Plumes”

Howard Gardner was recently interviewed about multiple intelligences by French publication Magazine Les Plumes. Below are Gardner’s answers to six questions about the nature of intelligence, with special attention paid to implications for children and parents, including what to look for to know in which areas your child may display a particular strength. The interview […]

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“A Rage to Master”: A Blog on Gifted Children by Dr. Ellen Winner

Below, we are reprinting a blog post concerning gifted children that originally appeared on Howard Gardner’s official website for MI Theory, multipleintelligencesoasis.org. Consistent with the name and purpose of this website, most of the entries provide support for the notion of several, relatively independent intellectual capacities, called the “multiple intelligences.” That includes reports on gifted children, most […]

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