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Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences

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Interpersonal Intelligence

Strengths: Understanding and Relating to Other People

Those who have strong interpersonal intelligence are good understanding and interacting with other people. These individuals are skilled at assessing the emotions, motivations, desires and intentions of those around them.

Characteristics of Interpersonal Intelligence

  • Good at communicating verbally
  • Skilled nonverbal communicators
  • See situations from different perspectives
  • Create positive relationships with others
  • Good at resolving conflict in groups

Potential Career Choices

  • Psychologist
  • Philosopher
  • Counselor
  • Sales person
  • Politician

Take the Multiple Intelligences Quiz

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