7 Kinds Of Smart: Identifying And Developing Your Multiple Intelligences by Thomas Armstrong7 Kinds Of Smart: Identifying And Developing Your Multiple Intelligences by Thomas Armstrong

7 Kinds Of Smart: Identifying And Developing Your Multiple Intelligences

byThomas Armstrong

Paperback | October 1, 1999

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Based on psychologist Howard Gardner's pioneering theory of "multiple intelligences," the original edition of 7 Kinds of Smart identified seven distinct ways of being smart, including "word smart," "music smart," "logic smart," and "people smart." Now, with the addition of two new kinds of smart--"naturalist" and "existential"--7 Kinds of Smart offers even more interesting information about how the human psyche functions. Complete with checklists for determining one's strongest and weakest intelligences, exercises, practical tips for developing each type of smart, a revised bibliography for further reading, and a guide to related Internet sites, this book continues to be an essential resource, offering cutting-edge research for general consumption.
Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D., is a psychologist, learning specialist, and consultant to educational groups around the world. He has written for Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, and Parenting magazine, and is the author of nine books, including Awakening Your Child's Natural Genius and The Myth of the A.D.D. Child.
Title:7 Kinds Of Smart: Identifying And Developing Your Multiple IntelligencesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.3 × 0.7 inPublished:October 1, 1999Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0452281377

ISBN - 13:9780452281370

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

1. Many Kinds of Minds: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
2. Word Smart: Expressing Your Verbal Intelligence
3. Picture Smart: Thinking with Your Mind's Eye
4. Music Smart: Making the Most of Your Melodic Mind
5. Body Smart: Using Your Kinesthetic Intelligence
6. Logic Smart: Calculating Your Mathematical and Scientific Abilities
7. People Smart: Connecting with Your Social Sense
8. Self Smart: Developing Your Intrapersonal Intellect
9. Awakening Your Late-Blooming Intelligences
10. Strengthening Your Weakest Link: Multiple Intelligences and Learning Difficulties
11. Working Smarter: Matching Intelligences to Career Goals
12. When Intelligences Collide: Harmonizing Thinking Styles in Relationships
13. Mind-Styles of the Future: Intelligences of the Twenty-first Century
14. New Intelligences: The Naturalist and the Existential
15. Will There Be More Intelligences?
Resources for Developing the Intelligences

From Our Editors

If you start out with seven 'kinds of smart,' then add two more, wouldn't you have nine kinds of smart? Logic dictates that you would, but why change a good thing when Dr. Thomas Armstrong's original work 7 Kinds of Smart was such a success? Inside this reference, you'll discover seven categories of intelligence, including 'music smart' and 'people smart,' plus two new categories, 'existential' and 'naturalist.' This fascinating guide also provides checklists and other tools to help you determine and build on the areas in which your intelligence lies.

Editorial Reviews

“A book that helps people to discover and unleash their own intellectual strengths.”—Howard Gardner, Ph.D., author of Frames of Mind   “A rich dish of ideas for exploring those other ways of becoming more intelligent… ways that are so often neglected in our culture.”—Betty Edwards, author of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain   “Makes a major contribution to our understanding of the wide scope of intelligence.”—Muriel James, co-author of Born to Win and Passion for Life