How to be a genius | Curio

How to be a genius

22 mins | Jan 30, 2021

What can we learn from the secret habits of genius? Lesson one: "many great minds, it turns out, are not-so-great human beings." Craig Wright — professor emeritus of music at Yale University and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences — travelled around the world to trawl its archives and unearth the hidden lessons from history’s most brilliant people. In this remarkable essay for Aeon magazine, he shares his learnings.

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