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Gardner Interviewed on “Changing Minds”

In 2004, Howard Gardner published his book Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People’s Minds. This book explored the nature of what it means to change someone’s thinking and how the process of thought-change functions. Our own era of political partisanship and strongly divided opinions makes it seem as […]

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Embedding Ethics in University

What role can organizations like institutions of higher learning play in encouraging ethical behavior? This was a question that Howard Gardner tackled as a featured speaker at the World Academic Summit in September 2019, organized by Times Higher Education in Zurich. In a panel discussion on definitions of talent, Gardner pushed for the encouragement of […]

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A Tribute for Howard Gardner’s Retirement

Howard Gardner is officially retiring from his teaching duties at the Harvard Graduate School of Education the end of the 2018-2019 academic year, although he will continue to be a research professor and carry on with his current projects. To mark the occasion, HGSE has released a tribute in his honor by two of his […]

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Gardner Meets Dr. Ruth in Harvard Ed. Magazine

Harvard Ed. Magazine, the official magazine publication of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, recently released its Summer 2018 issue. In an A-Z recap of the 2017-2018 school year, Howard Gardner is featured in an image with Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the sex therapist and media personality, who visited HGSE in October 2017. Dr. Ruth also […]

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Three Founders of The Good Work Project Named Among Most Influential Psychologists

Howard Gardner, Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, and William Damon, the three founders of the Good Work Project, have been recognized among the fifty most influential living psychologists in an online ranking by TheBestSchools.org. Howard Gardner comments below on this news. Generally speaking, I pay little attention to rankings. To be sure, it’s nice to be ranked higher, […]

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