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Gardner’s theory is controversial. Some psychologists agree that intelligence should be defined broadly enough to encompass musical genius, exquisite use of the body, and personal insight. Others feel that the theory stretches the concept too far. To his critics, Gardner says that there is nothing magical about the word intelligence – that to define it narrowly is to place cognitive and academic endeavors on a pedestal. The point is that all kinds of intelligence should be valued – on tests, in school, and elsewhere in life”