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Simonton, Dean Keith

The Wiley Handbook of Genius

Simonton, Dean Keith - The Wiley Handbook of Genius, ebook

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With contributions from a multi-disciplinary group of expert contributors, this is the first handbook to discuss all aspects of genius, a topic that endlessly provokes and fascinates.

 

  • The first handbook to discuss all aspects of genius with contributions from a multi-disciplinary group of experts
  • Covers the origins, characteristics, careers, and consequences of genius with a focus on cognitive science, individual differences, life-span development, and social context
  • Explores individual genius, creators, leaders, and performers as diverse as Queen Elizabeth I, Simón Bolívar, Mohandas Gandhi, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Leo Tolstoy, John William Coltrane, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Martha Graham.
  • Utilizes a variety of approaches—from genetics, neuroscience, and longitudinal studies to psychometric tests, interviews, and case studies—to provide a comprehensive treatment of the subject

 

Keywords: Personality & Individual Differences, Giftedness, child prodigy, savant, mad genius, creativity, precocity, creativity, virtuoso, leadership, talent, Mozart, Bach, Einstein, intelligence, Picasso, genetics, neuroscience, psychometric tests, individual difference, genetics, psychology, neuroscience

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
680 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781118367353
Printed ISBN
9781118367407

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