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What are the seven varieties of intelligence which Howard Gardener included in emotional intelligence? Explain.

Topic: Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.

6. What are the seven varieties of intelligence which Howard Gardener included in emotional intelligence? Explain. (250 words)

Reference:  Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by G Subba Rao and P. N. Roy Chowdhury

Why the question:

The question is based on the theme of emotional intelligence.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss in detail the seven varieties of intelligence which Howard Gardener included in emotional intelligence.

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with what you understand by emotional intelligence.

Body:

The answer body must have the following aspects covered:

What are Gardner’s 7 types of intelligence? – To broaden this notion of intelligence, Gardner introduced eight different types of intelligences consisting of: Linguistic, Logical/Mathematical, Spatial, Bodily-Kinesthetic, Musical, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, and Naturalist.

According to Howard Gardner, emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize our own feelings and those of others, to motivate ourselves and to manage emotions well both with ourselves and in our relationships.

Discuss the nuances of his theory in detail.

Conclusion:

Conclude with relevance and importance of the theory.