The Science of Multiple Intelligences Theory: A Response to Lynn Waterhouse

  title={The Science of Multiple Intelligences Theory: A Response to Lynn Waterhouse},
  author={H. Gardner and S. Moran},
  journal={Educational Psychologist},
  pages={227 - 232}
  • H. Gardner, S. Moran
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Educational Psychologist
  • For a scholar, a fate worse than being criticized is being ignored. Waterhouse (2006) has done Howard Gardner the courtesy of reading much of the primary and secondary literature on multiple intelligences (MI) theory. Although the authors disagree with several of her interpretations and conclusions, we appreciate her efforts as well as the opportunity to respond. We have 2 main criticisms: (a) Waterhouse misunderstands and oversimplifies MI theory and (b) Waterhouse's own line of argument… CONTINUE READING
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