"Exploring Intelligence" Feature Story in Scientific America

Natasha Vita-More (natasha@extropic-art.com)
Thu, 03 Dec 1998 17:47:29 -0600

Scientific America quarterly issue focused on Exploring Intelligence covering human, animal, machine and extraterrestrial domains. Some article topics: "IQ: What Your Score Really Means," "Multiple Intelligences," Giftedness and Savants," "Smart Drugs In Your Kitchen."

The article re scoring intelligence states that "Conventional measures, such as SATs and IQ tests, miss critical abilities essential to academic and professional success."

"A Multiplicity of Intelligences" reveals that humans are better thought of
as having more than one criteria for testing intelligence, and that there are as much as nine types of intelligence that define a persons

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