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When Puerto Rican percussionist Tito Puente was a boy, he’d bang on cans and walls in the house. Instead of scolding him, his mother bought him a drum kit. Her support paid off: Tito grew up to become a drumming legend, winning six Grammy Awards for musical excellence.
How We Are Smart profiles 12 famous Americans from many different ethnic and social backgrounds who were all smart in different kinds of ways. Each profile honors a person who applied his or her talents and achieved outstanding things. To discover your own smarts, take this free test: www.mitest.com/omitest.htm
Which Smarts Are You?
According to psychologists Howard Gardner and Thomas Armstrong, there are eight kinds of smarts:
Logic Smart: Solving difficult problems with language or numbers
Body Smart: Using our body to solve problems or communicate ideas
Music Smart: Being aware of nonverbal sounds in our surroundings
Nature Smart: Classifying things and understanding the environment
People Smart: Being aware of the moods, feelings and desires of others
Picture Smart: Creating mental images of what we’re thinking about
Self Smart: Having a good knowledge of our own strengths and weaknesses
Word Smart: Being good at spoken and written languages
-Review by Lucine Kasbarian