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What are the origins of greatness? Few other questions have caused such intense debate, controversy, and diversity of opinions. In recent years, a large body of research has accumulated that suggests that the origins of greatness are extraordinarily complex. Instead of talent or practice, it's talent and practice. Instead of nature or nature, it's nature via nurture. ...more
Hardcover, 440 pages
Published May 22nd 2013 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published April 24th 2013)
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Scott Barry Kaufman is Scientific Director of The Imagination Institute in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Kaufman investigates the measurement and development of intelligence, creativity, and personality (see scientific papers). He is author of Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined and a forthcoming book on the science of creativity, co-authored with Carolyn Gregoire ...more
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