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Intelligence Differences Between Genders based on Multiple Intelligence (MI) Theory


  • Kazi Sakib Hasan Department of CSE, BRAC University



Human intelligence differs from person to person. Factors that are associated with intelligence were always an essential theme to discuss and so do the intelligence difference based on gender discrimination. Studying and discussion of the topic were important as it can show a clear view of which gender is worthy for which type of work. So that males and females do not face any physical or mental trouble while finishing their random or given tasks, either at the workplace or at home. In 1983, American psychologist Howard Gardner wrote a treatise titled "Frames of mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligence" and there he proposed the core eight abilities of an individual from where the term multiple intelligence was born. The eight core abilities are divided into subcategories based on task differences including visual efficiency, organ coordinations, analytical thinking etc. Since then, researchers began to study depending on the theory to find out the intelligence supremacy between male and female. In this study some recent research on multiple intelligence and their results are analyzed briefly to determine whether males or females have better intelligence than the opposite gender. Methodology of the study is divided into two steps. Each step gives an overview of an already done research on multiple intelligence theory where a number of individuals were participated upon whom several tests were given and finally both step research results are merged to reach the study conclusion.


Human intelligence, Gender differences


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