Howard Gardner

Creator of the "Multiple Intelligence" theory

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner went to Harvard but was inspired by Jean Piaget to study developmental psychology. He worked with different types of children. After his work he developed a theory that people have different ways of learning. He came up with 8 different types including visual-spatial, linguistic-verbal, mathematical, kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, interpersonal, naturalistic. He thought there could be a possible 9th type called "existential".