1 Logical Reasoning – Logic Smart
Logical-Reasoning careers: Scientists, computer programmers, inventors
To cultivate Logical-Reasoning intelligence: Play logic and pattern games like Sudoku, organize a collection, develop and prove a hypothesis, find the pattern in a poem
Famous people with Logical-Reasoning intelligence: Nicola Tesla, Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates
2 Verbal Linguistic – Word Smart
Famous people with Verbal-Linguistic intelligence: JK Rowling, Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr, and Junot Diaz
3 Visual Spatial – Picture Smart
Famous people with Visual-Spatial intelligence: Galileo Galilei, Salvador Dali, and Steve Jobs
4 Bodily Kinesthetic – Body Smart
You learn best through touch and movement. You process information through the body and may have fine-tuned motor skills. People probably say that you’re “well-coordinated” and “athletic”. You usually need to do something to remember it and you may have a hard time working at a desk all day.
Famous people with Bodily-Kinesthetic intelligence: Michael Jordan, Michael Jackson, Mary Lou Retton
5 Auditory-Musical – Sound Smart
You understand and appreciate the art of music. You do well at listening, composing and performing music. You use rhythms and patterns to understand things. You can probably remember and even replicate a sound or listening passage you’ve only heard once.
Famous people with Auditory-Musical intelligence: Mozart, Yo-Yo Ma, Alicia Keys
6 Interpersonal – People Smart
You enjoy socializing, sharing, conducting interviews and cooperating. People may considered you extroverted and/or empathetic to others. You’re an excellent group leader and team player.
Famous people with existential intelligence: Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Phill, Mother Teresa
7 Intrapersonal – Self Smart
Intrapersonal-intelligent people are highly skilled at understanding themselves. You are introspective, independent, and self-motivated. You learn best by working alone and setting individual goals.
Famous people with existential intelligence: Anne Frank, Aristotle, Gandhi, Hellen Keller
8 Naturalistic – nature smart
Naturalistic learners feel a connection to the earth. You learn by working with nature. People may say you have a green thumb or that you’re an animal whisperer. In school, you always loved having class outside and you may have engaged in hobbies such as bird watching or rock collecting.
Famous people with existential intelligence: Steve Irwin (“The Crocodile Hunter”), Jane Goodall, Gregor Mendel
9 Existential (Spirit smart)
This intelligence has only recently been identified and was not included in the scoring of this quiz . It is the ability to deal with the big questions of human existence and metaphysics. People may say you have a “sixth sense”, a “strong aura,” or an “old soul”. No matter your age, you give off a feeling of inner peace and wisdom.