Multiple Intelligence Distribution: through this we understand an individual’s multiple intelligence distribution. In 1983 Prof. Howard Gardner in his book called “Frames of Mind” he came up with the theory of Multiple Intelligences. According to him, every human being is born with 8 different types of Multiple Intelligences, the distribution of which is different in different human beings as a result of the unique distribution of neuron cells in human beings.
1) Intrapersonal Intelligence (Self Smart): when a person is self-smart then he is
2) Interpersonal Intelligence (People Smart): when a person is people smart then he is
co-operative and friendly,
sympathetic and empathetic,
3) Logical Intelligence (Number Smart): when a person is number smart then he is
good with numbers and calculations.
4) Visual/Spatial Intelligence (Picture Smart): when a person is picture smart then he is
good with roads and navigation.
5) Kinaesthetic Intelligence (Body Smart): when a person is body smart then he is
good hand-eye coordination,
good hand-leg coordination,
6) Linguistic Intelligence (Word Smart): when a person is word smart then he is
good at written and spoken expressions,
good at spelling and writing,
good at understanding languages.
7) Musical Intelligence (Music Smart): when a person is music smart then he is
good with tones, rhythms, and pitches,
likes to sing,
can play musical instruments,
can compose music,
can discriminate auditory variations,
can take notice of 3D effects or sound effects in movies/visuals.
8) Naturalist Intelligence (Nature Smart): when a person is nature smart then he is
good at nurturing,
likes the outdoors,
likes outdoor activities,
likes animals and plants,
Mackenzie’s Theory: Walter Mackenzie conducted a survey between 1999 and 2013 and broke down the 8 Multiple Intelligences into three domains which are:
This was done to understand the fluid relationship of the intelligences and how the intelligences work in combination with one another.