intelligence) involves the ability to work cooperatively in a group as well as the ability to communicate, verbally and
non-verbally, with other people. It builds on the capacity to notice distinctions among others, for example, contrasts in
moods, temperament, motivations, and intentions. In the more advanced forms of this intelligence one can literally “pass
over” into another person's life context (that is, stand in their shoes, so to speak) and experience their intentions
and desires. One can have genuine empathy for another’s feelings, fears, anticipations, and beliefs.
Professionals who are generally strong in interpersonal intelligence include teachers, administrators, arbitrators,
anthropologists, organization leaders (presidents and CEOs), sociologists, talk show hosts, politicians, public relations
or customer service personnel, salespersons, travel agents, consultants, and social affairs directors.
intelligence) involves knowledge of the internal aspects of the self such as knowledge of feelings, the range of emotional
responses, thinking processes, self-reflection, and a sense of or intuition about spiritual realities. Intrapersonal intelligence
allows us to be conscious of our consciousness; that is, to step back from ourselves and watch ourselves as an outside observer
does. Our self-identity and the ability to transcend the self are part of the functioning of this intelligence. SelfSmart
is the most private and requires all other intelligence forms to express itself, such as language, art, music, dance,
symbols, and interpersonal communication with others.
Professionals who are strong in intrapersonal intelligence include therapists, psychologists,
human potential researchers, philosophers, religious leaders (pastors and priests), social workers, meditation guides, counselors,
self-help advisors, cognitive pattern researchers, and mental health professionals.
(taken from www.multi-intel.com)
I choose those two particular intelligences based on a number of career tests that I have taken, where-in
a more recent one I was told that I basically should do almost any job that a high school would offer. It even
told me (in my own special interpretation) that I could do Mr. Day's job. This actually alarmed me, but I
figured since tests like that one had told me a number of times that I would be suited for teaching, I put two
and two together and figured(it equaled four) that people smart would be a good match for me. However, there
is also the fact that I do prefer to work by myself, you know, do my own thing and be in my own little demented world
I guess I could say, so I didn't think that I was entirely people smart. Hense my decision to also consider myself
as self smart (boy that was redundent).
From there I had to take the quizes (a.k.a., my most favorite thing to do in the whole wide world).
The first quiz that I took was very wordy, so after I would finish weaving through its abundance of words and numbers and
having to make hard decisions if whether or not I was a three or a two or whatever, it produced my quiz results. This
is how I scored:
According to the results I'm an avid lover of math and numbers and thats all I ever think and dream about
is numbers. That couldn't be a bigger lie if I added in that I have a purple snuffalump hidden under my bed. I'd
have to say that I disagree with that result with all the power invested in a priest to marry two people. As you can
see that scoe tied with another, which would happen to be intrapersonal intelligence and i happen to agree with that.
the other half of my top four is twenty-nine points in interpersonal intelligence, and a twenty-five in verbal/linguistic
intelligence. I happen to agree partially with each of them. The rest seem to tell a story of a blind and
deaf jellyfish thats afai to be in it's own enviroment. i can live with that...or can I? Anywho there is one other
quiz that I took.
This quiz as far as difficulty level was much easier and I didn't have to think nearly as much as I had
to do with the last one. Which means, since it is me afterall, that I overthought it. I started to get so worried
that I was answering all of the questions wrong, which we all know is impossible in this case. Yet I did finish and
the man says that I am a linguistic learner, which means this;
Linguistic - the ability to use language to describe events, to build trust and rapport, to develop
logical arguments and use rhetoric, or to be expressive and metaphoric. Possible vocations that use linguistic intelligence
include journalism, administrator, contractor, salesperson, clergy, counselors, lawyers, professor, philosopher, playwright,
poet, advertising copywriter and novelist.
(taken from www.mitest.com)
This result I'm also not so sure about since I don't really see myself as the philosopher type, however
I am inclined to agree with this since it in a way is paying me an undue complement by saying that I'm smarter than I really
am, so sure, I'm a linguistic learner.
Overall I think my quiz results only back-up my therory that I fall under the category of "other", the unknown
"other". Maybe I'm suppose to be an astronaut so I can go explore the great unknown and find my "other" people.
So when it comes to answer the of " What am I?", I really have no idea . It seems that this whole
project has been an experiment gone astray. Bad results all across the board. I guess what I'm saying is that
I am, and that I exist as me.
A book-loving, music obsessed, lover of sleep relaxation and all things comfortable. An aspiring
world traveler, international friend, a person who loves to learn but strongly dislikes school, a daughter/sister/aunt, who
is infatuated with penguins and anything foreign and new. I don't know how I learn best, I guess that I just listen
(at least I have that going for me). I could go on for hours describing what being me is, but I think that it would
bore a person to death and all I would become is the annoying girl who would not stop talking about herself, so I'll stop
here, plus its said that a picture is worth a thousand words, so I'll leave you here to read the rest.
That's all for now folks!
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