Tag Archives: Genius

Still Searching for the Illusive Magic Leader

Being an artist lets you see things differently.  I like that.  Thinking like an artist let’s you pick complicated things up and view them from different angles, noticing the aspects that are mostly out of sight, ordinarily.  You can get … Continue reading

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The Anonymous Genius in the Crowd

Something interesting about the Olympics is that people can be plucked out of relative obscurity and changed into national heroes and celebrities in the space of a few seconds.  Why is that?  Surely these people were outstanding at what they … Continue reading

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Suspension of Disbelief

The link between creativity and schizophrenia has long been suspected, but recent research by the Swedish Karolinska Institute, using brain scans, has identified that a lower density of thalamus D2 dopamine receptors is a characteristic shared by the highly creative … Continue reading

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