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The complexity of greatness : beyond talent or practice

Author: Scott Barry Kaufman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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What are the origins of greatness? The Complexity of Greatness brings together a variety of perspectives across various domains, including science, mathematics, expert memory, acting, visual arts,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Barry Kaufman
ISBN: 9780199794003 0199794006
OCLC Number: 859434741
Notes: Bibliogr. en fin de chapitres. Index.
Description: 1 vol. (XXII-440 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface / Scott Barry Kaufman ; Part 1. Perspectives ; Greatness as a manifestation experience-produing drives / Wendy Johnson ; If innate talent doesn't exist, where do the data disappear? / Dean Keith Simonton ; Where does greatness come from? A treasure hunt without a map / Samuel D. Mandelman, Elena L. Grigorenko ; Whither cognitive talent? Understanding high ability, its development, relevance and furtherance / Heiner Rindermann, Stephen J. Ceci, Wendy M. Williams ; Young and old, novice and expert : how we evaluate creative art can reflect practice or talent / James C. Kaufman, John Baer, Lauren E. Skidmore ; Prodigies, passion, persistence, and pretunement : musings on the biological bases of talent / Martha J. Morelock; Savant syndrome : a compelling case for innate talent / Darold A. Treffert ; Mindsets and greatness : how beliefs about intelligence can create a preference for growth over defensiveness / Paul A. O'Keefe ; Part 2. Debate ; Giftedness and evidence for reproducibly superior performance : an account based on the expert performance framework / K. Anders Ericsson, Roy W. Roring, Kiruthiga Nandagopal ; Yes, giftedness (aka "innate" talent) does exist! / Françoys Gagné ; My exploration of Gagne's evidence for innate talent ... it is Gagné who is omitting troublesome information so as to present more convincing accusations / K.A. Ericsson ; Part 3. Domains ; Scientific talent : nature shaped by nurture / Gregory Feist ; The promise of mathematical precocity / Linda E. Brody ; Memory expertise or experts' memory? / John Wilding ; Practice and talent in acting / Helga Noice, Tony Noice ; The rage to master : the decisive role of talent in the visual arts / Ellen Winner ; Jennifer E. Drake ; Music in our lives / Jane Davidson, Robert Faulkner ; Creating champions : the development of expertise in sports / Paul R. Ford, Nicola J. Hodges, A. Mark Williams ; Epilogue : Michael howe remembered / J. Davidson, John Sloboda, S. Ceci.
Responsibility: edited by Scott Barry Kaufman.
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