As humans we always build certain opinions about every concept. However, these opinions are sometimes validated my strong misconceptions. Here are five concepts that are highly misinterpreted.
Psychology defines intelligence as the global capacity of an individual to think rationally, act purposefully and deal effectively with his/her environment. Howard Gardener’s theory of multiple intelligence elucidates how intelligence is a broad concept, not merely limited to a single factor.
However, people constantly relate intelligence to one’s academics competence. “Grades” are used as a yardstick to measure the level of intelligence of an individual, which is quite obnoxious, as it makes us turn a blind eye to the other novel aspects of an individual.
A person with a good sense of rhythm is also intelligent. So is the person with the acumen to excel in sports.