Intelligence is not one type of specific way of thinking. Each person has a different one, that is equally important and worthy of respect. Find which of the 9 types of intelligence you have!
1. Linguistic intelligence
You are good at learning languages, speaking or writing nicely. Your expressive abilities are beautiful and you can get people to listen to you.
2. Logistical intelligence
This is more associated with what we stereotypically understand as “smart”. This type of intelligence equips a person with the ability to carry out complex mathematical calculations.
3. Spatial intelligence
You think in images and pictures, you are good at decorating or understanding the space. People with spatial intelligence are highly creative.
4. Bodily-kinaesthetic intelligence
You know how to use your body, how to move. This is the type of intelligence you need in order to become a surgeon or an athlete.
5. Musical intelligence
You understand the notes, you get into the music, you can produce music from whatever you find around you. This is something that is not easily learned, but it is quite natural.
6. Interpersonal intelligence
You know how to treat people, how to talk and you understand the needs. This is connected to empathy and also emotional intelligence. Examples of people with intrapersonal intelligence include spiritual leaders and psychologists.
7. Intrapersonal intelligence
Quite like the interpersonal one, you understand human behavior, but it is more about how you understand yourself. You are good at understanding your feelings and your needs.
8. Naturalist intelligence
A quite rare type that characterizes someone who understands the nature, and can feel empathetic towards it. It is what you have when you can communicate well with animals, or feel at home in the woods.
9. Existential intelligence
It is something that deep thinkers and philosophers possess. It is the ability to think about life, political and philosophical problems, to understand the way they form the world.