By Guest Blogger on October 5th, 2015
First published by Genius Awakening
Albert Einstein was a genius.
So were Leonardo DaVinci, Bobby Fischer, Nikola Tesla, Marie Curie, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Madame Da Stael. That is inarguable. You can probably think of dozens more. Then consider the question: Why are these individuals considered geniuses? By what measure are we making this determination? Certainly each of these individuals has contributed something to our society, whether it’s artistically, scientifically, or culturally.
But what makes a genius? Are the brains of these individuals drastically different from non-geniuses, or “normal” people? Continue reading