Pub. date: 2006 | Online Pub. Date: September 15, 2007 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412939584 | Print ISBN: 9780761930877 | Online ISBN: 9781412939584| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Howard Earl Gardner (1943–) is the Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also adjunct professor in the Harvard psychology department, adjunct professor of neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine, and senior director of Harvard Project Zero (whose primary goal is to develop understanding of and enhance learning, thinking, and creativity in the arts). He has published over 20 books, translated into over 20 languages, and over 100 articles. Gardner is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences, first introduced in his 1983 book Frames of Mind . Gardner was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1943, after his parents fled ...