In this episode of Cool Science Radio Professor Craig Wright, who has written THE HIDDEN HABITS OF GENIUS: Beyond Talent, IQ, and Grit – Unlocking the Secrets of Greatness. talks about genius. Einstein. Beethoven. Picasso. Jobs. Geniuses, whose cultural contributions have irreversibly shaped society. Yet Beethoven could not multiply. Picasso couldn’t pass a 4th-grade math test. And Jobs left high school with a 2.65 GPA.
What does this say about our metrics for measuring success and achievement today? And what is genius?