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The Nine Types of Intelligence


By: Howard Gardner

  1. Naturalist Intelligence (“Nature Smart”)

Designates the human ability to discriminate among living things (plants, animals) as well as sensitivity to other features of the natural world (clouds, rock configurations).  This ability was clearly of value in our evolutionary past as hunters, gatherers, and farmers; it continues to be central in such roles as botanist or chef.  It is also speculated that much of our consumer society exploits the naturalist intelligences, which can be mobilized in the discrimination among cars, sneakers, kinds of makeup, and the like.

  1. Musical Intelligence (“Musical Smart”)

Musical intelligence is the capacity to discern pitch, rhythm, timbre, and tone.  This intelligence enables us to recognize, create, reproduce, and reflect on music, as demonstrated by composers, conductors, musicians, vocalist, and sensitive listeners.  Interestingly, there is often an affective connection between music and the emotions; and mathematical and musical intelligences may share common thinking processes.  Young adults with this kind of intelligence are usually singing or drumming to themselves.  They are usually quite aware of sounds others may miss.

  1. Logical-Mathematical Intelligence (Number/Reasoning Smart)

Logical-mathematical intelligence is the ability to calculate, quantify, consider propositions and hypotheses, and carry out complete mathematical operations.  It enables us to perceive relationships and connections and to use abstract, symbolic thought; sequential reasoning skills; and inductive and deductive thinking patterns.  Logical intelligence is usually well developed in mathematicians, scientists, and detectives.  Young adults with lots of logical intelligence are interested in patterns, categories, and relationships.  They are drawn to arithmetic problems, strategy games and experiments.

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6 Tech Traps We All Fall Into (And How To Avoid Them)

By: Lindsay Holmes


Technology can be a beautiful thing: It connects us to our family across the country, it exposes us to captivating stories, real and fictional … but it also has its downsides.

Admittedly, we’re all a little guilty of indulging in our devices too often, whether it’s checking our texts one too many times while we’re out to dinner or just wasting precious minutes dissecting our old roommate’s new romance. Luckily, there are ways to avoid these pitfalls in order to approach life in a more mindful manner. Below are six tech traps we constantly get sucked into and how to fight your way out of them. Take that, smartphone addiction.

1. Snapping a picture of the moment instead of savoring it.


That sunset may be beautiful, but if you’re not truly enjoying it — without your phone — you may not really remember it. Research suggests that our phones aren’t the best cameras, our memories are. A 2013 study revealed that people who took photos of art remembered less about the work than those who just stopped to soak it all in. And while photos are an incredible way to preserve a memory, we shouldn’t be experiencing every important moment in our life through a screen. Next time, let the mind do the image capturing.

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Spend time with nice people who are smart, driven and like-minded. Relationships should help you, not hurt you.

gb copy Spend time with nice people who are smart, driven and like-minded. Relationships should help you, not hurt you.
es copy Pase tiempo con gente agradable que son inteligentes, impulsada y afines. Las relaciones deben ayudar, no te hará daño.
nl copy Breng tijd door met aardige mensen die zijn slim, gedreven en gelijkgestemde. Relaties moet je helpen, je geen pijn doen.
fr copy Passez du temps avec des gens sympas qui sont intelligents, entraîné et comme d’esprit. Les relations devraient vous aider, pas vous blesser.
de copy Verbringen Sie Zeit mit netten Menschen, die intelligent, getrieben und Gleichgesinnten sind. Beziehungen sollten Sie helfen, nicht schaden.
CN67867 Huā shíjiān yǔ piàoliang de rén shuí shì cōngmíng de, qūdòng hé zhìtóngdàohé. Guānxì yīnggāi bāngzhù nǐ, bù huì shānghài nǐ de.
Sweden Umgås med trevliga människor som är smart, driven och likasinnade. Relationer bör hjälpa dig, inte skada dig.
rus7897 Provedite vremya s khoroshimi lyud’mi, kotoryye umny , privodom i yedinomyshlennikov . Otnosheniya dolzhny pomoch’ vam , vam ne pomeshayet.
4523turkey Akıllı tahrik ve gibi düşünen olan güzel insanlarla zaman geçirin. İlişkiler zarar değil, size yardımcı olacaktır.
images Trascorrere del tempo con persone simpatiche che sono intelligenti, guidato e like-minded. Le relazioni dovrebbero aiutare, non male.
indonesiaID Menghabiskan waktu dengan orang-orang baik yang cerdas, didorong dan seperti yang berpikiran. Hubungan akan membantu Anda, tidak ada salahnya Anda.

A smart person knows what to say. A wise person knows whether to not say it or to say it.

gb copy A smart person knows what to say. A wise person knows whether to not say it or to say it.
es copy Una persona inteligente sabe qué decir. Una persona sabia sabe si lo dijo o para decirlo.
nl copy Een slimme persoon weet wat te zeggen. Een wijs mens weet of hij niet zeggen of om het te zeggen.
fr copy Une personne intelligente sait quoi dire. Une personne sage sait que de ne pas le dire ou le dire.
de copy Ein intelligenter Mensch weiß, was zu sagen. Ein weiser Mensch weiß, ob er es nicht sagen oder es zu sagen.
CN67867 Yīgè cōngmíng de rén zhīdào gāi shuō xiē shénme. Yīgè yǒu zhìhuì de rén zhīdào shìfǒu méiyǒu shuō chūlái huò shuō chūlái.
Sweden En smart person vet vad jag ska säga. En vis person vet om att inte säga det, eller för att säga det.
rus7897 Умный человек знает, что сказать. Мудрый человек знает ли не сказать или сказать.
4523turkey Bir akıllı kişi ne söyleyeceğini bilir. Bir bilge kişi söylemek değil ya söylemek olmadığını bilir.
images Una persona intelligente sa cosa dire. Una persona saggia sa se ​​non dirlo o dirlo.
indonesiaID Orang pintar tahu apa yang harus dikatakan. Orang bijak tahu apakah tidak mengatakan atau mengatakannya.