American developmental psychologist
- currently (2002) a professor
and adjunct professor in psychology
at Harvard University. Most famous for his multiple intelligences
This theory, published in his 1983 book "Frames of Mind," describes intelligence as having 8 forms:
3. bodily kinesthetic
Definitely see the node multiple intelligences for more information.
Background: Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on July 11th, 1943. Graduated Harvard A.B. 1965, Ph.D 1971. Also attended the London School of Economics. Married to Boston College pyschology professor Ellen Winner, with 4 children.
Other Achievements: MacArthur Prize Fellowship in 1981
Guggenheim Fellowship in 2000
18 published books, the latest of which is "The K-12 Education That Every Child Deserves" (I hear it's a good read)
18 honorary degrees from various universities