Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is professor of education at Harvard and co-director of Project Zero. He is the author of over twenty books.

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Cracking Open the IQ Box

The Bell Curve has given genetic determinism new currency, but the science on which it rests is even less persuasive today than it was a century ago.

Works Discussed in This Essay Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles A. Murray, The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life . Free Press, 1994 Also Cited Roger W. Brown and Richard J. Herrnstein, Psychology . Little, Brown, 1975 Stephen J. Ceci, On Intelligence-More or Less . Prentice Hall, 1990 Howard Gardner, Frames of Mind:The Theory of Multiple Intelligences BasicBooks, 1993 Richard J. Herrnstein, I.Q. in the Meritocracy .Little,Brown, 1973. Charles A. Murray, Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950-1980 . BasicBooks, 1984. Lisbeth B. Schorr, Within Our Reach: Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage . Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1988. Robert J. Sternberg, Beyond IQ. Cambridge University Press, 1985. Harold W. Stevenson and James W. Stigler, The Learning Gap: Why Our Schools Are Failing and What We Can Learn from Japanese and Chinese Education. Summit Books, 1992. D espite its largely technical nature, The Bell Curve has already secured a prominent place in American...