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Definition:Logical-Mathematical Intelligenceis the capacity to reason, calculate, recognise patterns and handle logical thinking.

Usually found in: scientists, engineers, mathematicians, computer programmers, doctors, police investigators, researchers, accountants, economists, lawyers and animal trackers

Famous examples: Bertrand Russell, Marian Diamond, Bill Gates, Albert Einstein, Sir Isaac Newton

Logical-Mathematical Intelligence traits:

- likes to count
- likes to be organized
- is very precise
- good at problem-solving
- recognises patterns
- likes math games
- likes to experiment in a logical way
- orderly note-taking
- ability for abstract thinking
- likes computers

Exercises to strengthen logical-mathematical intelligence:

- Use deductive thinking like Sherlock Holmes
- Use computers for spreadsheets, graphs and calculations
- practice sequential step-by-step thinking!
- get organized and delegate a place for everything
- use prediction
- use reasoning
- do brain teasers
- play mathematical computation games
- do practical experiments
- analyse and interpret data and statistics

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Wily Walnut- FREE articles to unleash your logical-mathematical intelligence and every facet of your genius!Logical-Mathematical Intelligence - short synopsis of logical-mathematical intelligence with links to info about multiple intelligence and Dr Howard Gardner.

Technology that enhances logical-mathematical intelligence - Dee Dickinson's thoughtful article on how computers can be used in the classroom to improve children's logical-mathematical intelligence.

Logical-Mathematical Intelligence - a report by Gerald Grow, Ph.D. from his working paper "Writing and Multiple Intelligences," that discusses logical-mathematical intelligence.

Logical Intelligence - pithy definition by Howard Gardner with notes on famous geniuses with strong logical-mathematical intelligence traits.

Logical-Mathematical Intelligence - concise definition of logical-mathematical intelligence with links to notes on the other intelligences and research info.

Learning about Logical-Mathematical Intelligence- superb page on logical-mathematical intelligence with audio lesson on thinking by reason, profile of logical-mathematical thinker, brain treasers, guidance for teachers and parents on teching children with strong logical-mathematical intelligence and recommendations for related reading and research.Logical/Mathematical Intelligence - characteristics of logical-mathematical intelligence plus teaching ideas and assessment ideas.

Nurturing Logical-Mathematical Intelligence In Pre-Schoolers- great page offering ideas such as creating a maths centre, using mathematical language and using patterning to cultivate logical-mathematical intelligence!

Multiple Intelligences: Logical/Mathematical- this highly commendable site from Cooks Primary School, in Australia, defines the logical-mathematical learner as the "questioner". As they say, "Logical-Mathematical intelligence is the ability to explore patterns, categories and relationships by manipulating objects or symbols, and to experiment in a controlled, orderly way." A terrific guide for children and adults.Logical/Mathematical Intelligence - provides lesson ideas and exercises for exploring your logical-mathematical intelligence.

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