Intelligence Quotient Analysis

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There are many different Intelligence Quotient (IQ) tests that are used for various reasons. Unfortunately, some of these tests only show a number for the IQ and does not break down what the results of the individual parts are of the test. One theorist who divides the individual’s intelligence into different parts is psychologist Howard Gardner. Howard Gardner states that this is actually eight different intelligences that are independent of each other. The eight intelligences he lists are the Linguistic Intelligence, the Interpersonal Intelligence, the Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence, the Intrapersonal Intelligence, the Visual-Spatial Intelligence, the Logical-Mathematical Intelligence, the Naturalist Intelligence and the Musical Intelligence. …show more content…
Intrapersonal intelligence is the ability to look into one’s self and know what one’s own strength and weaknesses are. Deep thinkers such as philosophers, entrepreneurs and therapists are all examples of Intrapersonal Intelligence. This was my fourth choice on the list of intelligence but according to the test, this is my top intelligence. After being in the Army, I did learn a lot about myself and my strengths and weaknesses so in that aspect this would definitely be my first intelligence. Currently, I am goal orientated and am planning to both finish my Associates Degree and then finish my nursing degree to become a Registered …show more content…
These are the farmers and botanists as they are very nature orientated. I am not very nature orientated, I like flowers and love looking at the birds and wildlife but cannot identify one plant from another except for poison ivy. The test that I took did not rate this intelligence but I feel that it would agree that for me it would either be the seventh or the eighth out of the eight intelligences. The final intelligence is the Musical Intelligence. Musical Intelligence relates to all things musical such as musicians, singers, composers. I had to agree with the test, this is my least intelligence as I am not musically inclined. I like listening to music and singing off key to songs that I like but have no interest in singing, playing an instrument or composing music. Overall, I found that I had stronger and weaker intelligences than I thought. I am still surprised to learn that my strongest intelligence is Intrapersonal Intelligence but not at all surprised that my weakest is Musical Intelligence. Through this test, I learned that I know my strengths and weaknesses, I speak and communicate well, Zumba is great for me and I can think logically. Clearly music and nature are not high on my intelligence test results and I have to agree with

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