Re: the theory of multiple intelligences....

Date: Sun Feb 27 2000 - 15:54:08 MST

In a message dated 2/26/00 10:09:48 AM Central Standard Time,

> I've always scored off
> the scale (on the good side :-) in visualization and verbal skills, but am
> basically a mathematical moron. Thus I tend to translate almost all
> intellectual problems into complimentary geometric and categorical terms.


I'm a mathematical moron as well. I've taken calculus two or three times. AT
THE INSTANT the instructor was explaining it....I barely understood it. A
week after the course was over it was as if I had never been exposed to the

Like you I'm basicly visual. If I can't visualize 'what's going on" then i'm
pretty well lost. Consequently Quantum mechanics gives me fits.

To that extent I suspect that there ARE different types of "intellegence".
Or maybe a different word is needed. Perhaps your term "mental
archetecture" is pointing us in a useful direction.

"There's more than one way to skin a cat"


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