The following is a personality profile of Howard E Gardner based on his work.
Howard E Gardner is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.
He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, Howard E Gardner is also solemn: he is generally serious and does not joke much.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.
He is relatively unconcerned with both tradition and taking pleasure in life. He cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. And he prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment.