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Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences


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Musical Intelligence

Strengths: Rhythm and Music

People who have strong musical intelligence are good and thinking in patterns, rhythms and sounds. They have a strong appreciation for music and are often good at musical composition and performance.

Characteristics of Musical Intelligence

  • Enjoy singing and playing musical instruments
  • Recognizes musical patterns and tones easily
  • Good at remembering songs and melodies
  • Rich understanding of musical structure, rhythm and notes

Potential Career Choices

  • Musician
  • Composer
  • Singer
  • Music Teacher
  • Conductor

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