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Genius 101

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Simonton, Dean Keith
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-10627-8
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Genius 101 examines the many definitions of "genius," and the multiple domains in which it appears, including art, science, music, business, literature, and the media.

* Are geniuses born or made?
* How do psychologists measure "genius"?
* Is it "genius," or is it "madness"?

"Genius," contrary to common belief, is not strictly a matter of intelligence. Intellect, personality, creativity, even serendipity play a significant role in molding a genius. So, what does it mean to be a genius?

Dr. Simonton introduces the study of genius theory and the research supporting it, using non-scientific, accessible language-fit for a non-genius.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Simonton, Dean Keith
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-10627-8
  • Specialty:
    Education Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 242
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009

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