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Genius : a very short introduction

By: Robinson, Andrew.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Very short introductions: 259.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011Description: xiv, 135 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780199594405.Subject(s): GeniusOnline resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Defining genius -- Family affairs -- The schooling of genius -- Intelligence and creativity -- Genius and madness -- Chameleon personalities -- Arts versus sciences -- Eureka experiences -- Perspiration and inspiration -- Genius and us.
Summary: The first concise study of genius in both the arts and the sciences, using the life and work of famous geniuses to illuminate this phenomenon.-publisher description.
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153.83 SUN-C Choosing not to choose : 153.852 CIA-I Influence : 153.9 DEA-I Intelligence : 153.98 ROB-G Genius : 154.2 MLO-S Subliminal : 154.63 HOB-D Dreaming : 154.63 MOV-D Dreams, neuroscience, and psychoanalysis :

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-130) and index.

Defining genius -- Family affairs -- The schooling of genius -- Intelligence and creativity -- Genius and madness -- Chameleon personalities -- Arts versus sciences -- Eureka experiences -- Perspiration and inspiration -- Genius and us.

The first concise study of genius in both the arts and the sciences, using the life and work of famous geniuses to illuminate this phenomenon.-publisher description.

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