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Howard Gardner

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Howard Earl Gardner (born July 11, 1943) is an American developmental psychologist and the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Research Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. He is currently the senior director of Harvard Project Zero, and since 1995, he has been the co-director of The Good Project.Gardner has written hundreds of research articles and thirty books that have been translated into more than thirty languages. He is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences, as outlined in his 1983 book Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences.Gardner retired from teaching in 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Howard Gardner has received more than 1,246,214 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Howard Gardner is the 33rd most popular psychologist (up from 41st in 2019), the 403rd most popular biography from United States (up from 537th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Psychologist.

Howard Gardner is most famous for his theory of multiple intelligences.

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Among psychologists, Howard Gardner ranks 33 out of 183Before him are Lawrence Kohlberg, Hermann Ebbinghaus, Gustav Fechner, Karen Horney, Jerome Bruner, and Paul Ekman. After him are Milton H. Erickson, Gordon Allport, Hans Eysenck, John Bowlby, Hermann Rorschach, and Eric Berne.

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Among people born in 1943, Howard Gardner ranks 26Before him are Sadako Sasaki, Louise Glück, Joseph Stiglitz, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Christopher Walken, and Tarja Halonen. After him are Horst Köhler, Elena Ferrante, Salvatore Adamo, Raffaella Carrà, Malcolm McDowell, and Johnny Hallyday.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Howard Gardner ranks 403 out of 18,182Before him are Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Dianne Wiest (1946), Paul Ekman (1934), Sydney Pollack (1934), Franklin Pierce (1804), and Sylvia Plath (1932). After him are J. Paul Getty (1892), Stevie Wonder (1950), Joseph Smith (1805), Paul Walker (1973), Eminem (1972), and Paul Auster (1947).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Howard Gardner ranks 12Before him are B. F. Skinner (1904), Edward Thorndike (1874), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Jerome Bruner (1915), and Paul Ekman (1934). After him are Milton H. Erickson (1901), Gordon Allport (1897), Albert Ellis (1913), Aaron T. Beck (1921), Alfred Kinsey (1894), and Philip Zimbardo (1933).