Theorist-Robert Stern berg.
Triarchic theory – He gave three basic types of intelligence.
Componential or Analytical: The ability to think critically and analytically, people high on this type, scores well on standard academic tests or prove to be excellent students.
Example – professors, teachers are high on this one.
Experiential or Creative : Insight and ability to formulate new ideas, people high on this type excel on zeroing in on what information is crucial in a given situation and/or combining seemingly unrelated facts.
Example any inventions like minting coins, printing press.
Contextual or Practical : They have high adaptive sense or are street smart. They are adaptable at solving problems of every day life.
Example – carrying the baby on the back while doing work.