Judging IQ from baby’s daily performance

Through research, Howard Gardner, a professor of psychology at Harvard University, listed 20 manifestations of children’s potential intelligence in daily life for parents.

  1. being good at describing in words the various sounds they hear.
  2. often reads a story aloud to the child, and if you change a word in it, the child will say it was mispronounced and correct it.
  3. likes to tell stories to people, and does so in a colorful way.
  4. likes to ask strange questions, such as why people can’t fly, etc.
  5. likes to sort toys into categories and put them together by size or color.
  6. likes to sing along with the playing of musical instruments.
  7. enjoys listening to the sounds made by various musical instruments and can accurately determine what instrument it is based on the sound.
  8. can accurately memorize poems and musical pieces often played on television.
  9. is good at distinguishing directions and rarely gets lost.
  10. remembers the names of passing stops or road signs clearly when riding in a car and mentions to you when they have been to the place before.
  11. likes to write and draw in the east and outline various objects in a realistic way
  12. likes to do things on his own and learns many things as soon as he can
  13. particularly enjoys imitating the actions of dramatic characters or the dialogue
  14. is good at understanding parents’ moods and appreciating their sorrows and joys
  15. is generous, graceful and polite.
  16. says things like “he looks like someone” when he sees a stranger.
  17. is good at linking behavior and feelings, such as saying, “I did that because I was angry.” (a)
  18. is good at judging what to do and what not to do.
  19. is good at discerning small differences between objects.
  20. likes to fiddle with flowers and plants and tease small animals, but has little interest in toys in general.

Test analysis.

If the child has outstanding performance in items 1, 2 and 3, he/she may have language talent.

If 4 and 5 are outstanding, the child has an aptitude for logic-numeracy.

If bars 6, 7, and 8 are outstanding, the child may be a musical talent.

if 9, 10 or 11 are outstanding, a rich spatial imagination

if 12 and 13 are outstanding, the child may have high physical-motor intelligence; if 14, 15 and 16 are outstanding, the child has good intelligence in interpersonal relations

if 17 and 18 are outstanding, the child has good self-awareness

If 19 and 20 are outstanding, the child has a clear advantage in natural observation intelligence.