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Oral history interview with Howard Gardner, 1985.

Creator: Gardner, Howard, 1943-
Project: Spencer Foundation project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 45 pages. Sound recording 1 audiocassette.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1971; affiliation with Spencer Foundation [Foundation], 1973- ; Foundation interest in developmental psychologists in education, gifted children: grants for Project Zero, 1974- , applied education experimentation, 1984; Project Zero: early symbolization, research staff, emphasis on qualitative observation; meetings with media symbols researchers, 1978; work with brain-damaged patients, Harvard Medical School, Veterans Hospital; collaborative research in Chinese-American arts education, 1982- ; author, "The Arts and Human Development," 1973, "Frames of Mind," "Artful Scribbles," "The Mind's New Science;" value of innovative science, criticism; recollections of mentors, Foundation members.


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Copyright by The Spencer Foundation, 1995

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