articles tagged "Scott Barry Kaufman"

Un-Gifted: The Truth about Talent, Practice, Creativity, and the Many Paths to Greatness

Friday, 14 June 2013 | buzz

On Friday, June 14th Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviewed author and Ph.D. Scott Barry Kaufman about his new book Un-Gifted: The Truth about Talent, Practice, Creativity, and the Many Paths to Greatness. This unique look at how we analyze potential suggests that IQ and standardized testing cannot necessarily sum up a person’s ability to succeed, and asks that we not applaud those individuals who do achieve greatness for managing despite their disabilities, but because of them. Listen to learn more. more »

Creativity Is Sexy, Why?

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 | buzz
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The ability to write a poem or play a breath taking cello piece wouldn’t have been an adaptive evolutional quality for outrunning a lion, said Scott Barry Kaufman, in an interview with Jonathan Zarov on Friday, April 19th, 2013. So the question is, Kaufman continued, what is the value of it? Some theories say it had to do with sexual selection. Guitar playing bums of the world rejoice! more »

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