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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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Mensa Research Journal Features Multiple Intelligences

Howard Gardner’s work on multiple intelligences is the cover story for the Spring 2018 issue of the Mensa Research Journal, Mensa’s triannual journal publication. Last year, Gardner was honored with the 2017 Mensa Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his contributions to the understanding of human intelligence. Mensa is the world’s largest society for individuals with high […]

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Harvard Gazette Interviews Howard Gardner About His Life and Work

In the summer of 2017, Howard Gardner had a series of conversations with reporters from the Harvard Gazette, Harvard University’s official news website. The topics of these discussions ranged from Gardner’s early life and family to his lifelong scholarly work.  In May 2018, the Gazette released an in-depth profile of Gardner based on these conversations. We are pleased […]

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Audi Aicon Campaign Uses Multiple Intelligences

German car company Audi has unveiled the Aicon, an electric self-driving car, and a recent advertising campaign for the model uses Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences to highlight the vehicle’s various features. For example, the electric motor is highlighted as evidence of the car’s naturalist intelligence, which its autonomous driving capabilities are cited as […]

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