Dean Keith Simonton





Dean Keith Simonton

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Renowned for his groundbreaking contributions to the study of genius, Dean Keith Simonton has provided his expertise to over 400 publications on the topic, including a dozen books entitled Genius, Creativity, and Leadership; Scientific Genius; Greatness; Genius and Creativity; Origins of Genius; Great Psychologists and Their Times; Creativity in Science; and Genius 101.

The recipient of several awards, Simonton’s work has been recognized by the William James Book Award, the Sir Francis Galton Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Study of Creativity, the Rudolf Arnheim Award for Outstanding Achievement in Psychology and the Arts, the Theoretical Innovation Prize in Personality and Social Psychology, the George A. Miller Outstanding Arti...more


Average rating: 3.65 · 101 ratings · 16 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Origins of Genius: Darwinia...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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Greatness: Who Makes Histor...
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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Genius 101
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1984 — 5 editions
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Creativity in Science: Chan...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Scientific Genius: A Psycho...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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Genius and Creativity: Sele...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Great Psychologists and The...
1.33 of 5 stars 1.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2002
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The Wiley Handbook of Genius
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Great Flicks: Scientific St...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011 — 3 editions
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“Geniuses are those who have the intelligence, enthusiasm, and endurance to acquire the needed expertise in a broadly valued domain of achievement and who then make contributions to that field that are considered by peers to be both original and highly exemplary.”
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