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Howard Gardner, father of 'multiple intelligences' theory, unpacks Trump's narrow view of intelligence

Feb 01, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

President Trump once famously said, "I'm one of the smartest people anywhere in the world." He also said, "I love the poorly educated."

How Trump views the nature of intelligence through these statements is not clear - but in this post, Harvard University's Howard Gardner attempts to unpack the issue, bringing his unique understanding as a researcher who revolutionized the fields of psychology and education with his "theory of multiple intelligences."

Gardner is the Hobbs Professor o...