Are Spatial Skills an Early Sign of Creativity?

Notes by Howard Gardner

The findings of this study indicate that, in addition to linguistic intelligence and logical intelligence, a separate factor which we could call spatial intelligence contributes additionally to creativity. A point for MI theory! But note that the measures of creativity are technology, engineering, math, and science, the so-called STEM areas. This is all well and good. But one does not have to do the study to know that creativity in music, drama, sports, sales, dance, would call on yet other intelligences.

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