The Mind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Gardiner’s Multiple Intelligences are opposite what IQ is – a single intelligence.
The most controversial is the bodily kinesthetic intelligence.
“there is little science to Gardner’s theory”
There is more science to IQ and it’s been arounf 100 years or so.
IQ may indicate longevity and health.
IQ increases as you age, more education, more professional your job the higher your IQ goes.
Smokers are less smart!
From Robert Maxwell TV series on The Brain
Extroverts: less saliva
Introverts – more saliva
Puberty: older kids are slower at recognizing emotions than 10 year olds.
Young kids have no control over amygdala
Teenagers frontal lobes are confused so they are more easily led into taking risks –this creates dopamine.
The more risks we take, the more insensitive we become to dopamine so greater risks are need to reach the same state.
Reading happy words releases serotonin from the brain stem, sad words reduce the amount of serotonin