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What is naturalist intelligence?

Howard Gardner described naturalist intelligence as a separate type of intelligence uniquely capable of solving problems related to the natural world. He discussed Darwin as an exemplar of this type of intelligence, a person who was intensely interested in understanding the natural world and who spent his life directly engaged with the natural world.

In some places this idea was received as “California-speak.” Ironically, even then it was one of the most scientifically validated interventions for increasing attention. The research robustly demonstrates the positive impact of time spent in nature on attention in general and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) specifically.
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