- Linguistic Intelligence - involves the ability to express yourself verbally and understand verbal expression. It is characteristic for writers, politicians, experts in public relations, etc.
- Logical-mathematical intelligence - involves the ability of logical and mathematical thinking and solving mathematical and logical problems, typical for logic, mathematics, physics, etc.
- Spatial Intelligence - involves the ability to think visually, forming visual images and solve spatial problems. It is a typical example for architects and cartographers
- Musical Intelligence - involves the ability to understand the music and producing music. It is typical for musicians, composers and conductors
- Bodily-kinesthetic intelligence - includes the ability to very precisely control your body and perform complex and very precise movements. It is characteristic for fine mechanics, surgeons, athletes, etc.
- Interpersonal intelligence - includes the ability to effective functioning in social relationships, the ability to get along with other people, persuading them, etc. This intelligence is common for psychologists, teachers, and other helping professions
- Intrapersonal intelligence - includes the ability to understand yourself and to “work on yourself” and your personal development. This intelligence is typical for very successful people in any field
Use of the multiple intelligence theory in practice: In human resources management it is used in job creation and staffing - in job analysis. The individual components are relatively independent of each other. During various work tasks and activities, different forms of intelligence apply in different degrees.