Monday, April 01, 2002

WSJ.com: 'Multiple Intelligence' Theory Lets TV
Appeal to Both Parents, Preschoolers
"Dr. Gardner says he has never watched Dora and doesn't have an opinion about the show. But even he says "one has to retain a healthy skepticism when people say things like bodily-kinesthetic intelligence or spatial intelligence or interpersonal intelligence can really be strongly realized by television as we know it." The professor, who removed the TV set from his own house during his youngest child's first 10 years, adds: "A week in the real world is worth 10 years watching television."
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