The Genius Debate: Identifying the Origins of Genius - 92Y, New York

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The Genius Debate: Identifying the Origins of Genius

Mar 6, 2014

What is the origin of genius? Does genius depend more on talent or deliberate practice? What is talent, anyway? Is quality of practice more important than sheer quantity of effort? What other factors are important in the cultivation of genius?

The genius debate with David Shenk, psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz and cognitive scientists Scott Barry Kaufman, Zach Hambrick and Rex Jung.