Howard Gardner, the noted intelligence expert who developed the multiple intelligence methodology of measuring intelligence suggested that moral intelligence may merit being included in his multiple intelligence model.
Keld Jensen wrote in Forbes magazine that moral intelligence directly follows emotional intelligence as it deals with "integrity, responsibility, sympathy, and forgiveness. The way you treat yourself is the way other people will treat you. Keeping commitments, maintaining your integrity, and being honest are crucial to moral intelligence."
- Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences and education
- Intelligence Is Overrated: What You Really Need To Succeed by Keld Jensen, Forbes, 4/12/2012