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 1,044,183 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Howard Gardner is the 41st most popular psychologist, the 537th most popular biography from United States (up from 549th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Psychologist.

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

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Among psychologists, Howard Gardner ranks 41 out of 182Before him are Alfred Kinsey, Princess Marie Bonaparte, Milton H. Erickson, John Bowlby, Hermann Rorschach, and Eric Berne. After him are Geert Hofstede, Albert Ellis, Raymond Cattell, Sabina Spielrein, Donald Winnicott, and Elton Mayo.

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Among people born in 1943, Howard Gardner ranks 28Before him are Khalifa Haftar, Joseph Stiglitz, Malcolm McDowell, Terrence Malick, Johnny Hallyday, and Richard Wright. After him are Horst Köhler, Tarja Halonen, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Carlos Alberto Parreira, Salvatore Adamo, and David Cronenberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Howard Gardner ranks 537 out of 15,968Before him are Nancy Pelosi (1940), Billie Holiday (1915), Madam C. J. Walker (1867), Harper Lee (1926), Dwayne Johnson (1972), and Stephen Hillenburg (1961). After him are Ed Harris (1950), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Bill de Blasio (1961), Ryan O'Neal (1941), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), and Danny Trejo (1944).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Howard Gardner ranks 15Before him are Irvin D. Yalom (1931), Paul Ekman (1934), Gordon Allport (1897), Jerome Bruner (1915), Alfred Kinsey (1894), and Milton H. Erickson (1901). After him are Albert Ellis (1913), Leon Festinger (1919), Aaron T. Beck (1921), Philip Zimbardo (1933), Stanley Milgram (1933), and Edward C. Tolman (1886).