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Taking a multiple intelligences (MI) perspective

  • Howard Gardner (a1)


The theory of multiple intelligences (MI) seeks to describe and encompass the range of human cognitive capacities. In challenging the concept of general intelligence, we can apply an MI perspective that may provide a more useful approach to cognitive differences within and across species.



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