Philosophy and Psychology
Submitted By Allana22
IQ and Learning Styles
PSY 104 Child and Adolescent Development
September 21, 2015
According to Gardner, we are all able to know the world through language, logical-mathematical analysis, spatial representation, musical thinking, and the use of the body to solve problems or to make things an understanding of other individuals and an understanding of ourselves. Where individuals differ is in the strength of these intelligences and in the ways in which such intelligences are invoked and combined to carry out different tasks, solve diverse problems, and progress in various domains. Gardner says that these differences, “challenge an educational system that assumes that everyone can learn the same materials in the same way and that a uniform, universal measure suffices to test student learning. Gardner argues that a contrasting set of assumptions is more likely to be educationally effective. I think I possess an intrapersonal learning which is understanding one’s own interests and goals. Learning through interaction and more in tune with one’s feelings. I am more independent with my learning especially with deciding to be taking online courses for my degree. (Lane, n.d.). The Theory of Multiple Intelligences Howard Gardner talks about the different types of intelligences in one of his most famous pieces, “The Theory of Multiple Intelligences.” Intelligence is a general skill that is found in variable amounts in all persons. Gardner talks about how IQ tests are made to brain wash the student into thinking he/she is not ‘intelligent,’ when in fact it is quite the opposite. Intelligence is widely based on how well a student can answer a set of logic questions, whereas Gardner argues it is more based on simply different ways of learning. Gardner articulated several criteria for a behavior to be an intelligence to which he…...