The Downside of Genius

The Downside of Genius

Brilliance has its costs. The smartest person in the room may be as insufferable as she is inspiring, and angst-ridden artists may introduce us to brave new ways of thinking.

Why Transparency is Always the Best Leadership Policy

By Victor Lipman
First and foremost, people want to do business with someone they trust.

Dangerous Genius: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
The fine line between madness, evil and creativity.

How to Reduce the Maintenance of High-Maintenance Employees

By Victor Lipman
Like so much in effective management, the key involves clarity.

The Great Baez-Dylan Love Affair

By Stanton Peele
Joan Baez and Bob Dylan's love affair captures a generation

A Serial Killer's Postmortem Maze

By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
The FBI seeks our help to identify the victims of a deceased serial predator.

Picasso & Woody Allen: On Art and it's Artists

By Mark Banschick M.D.
Can We Like the Art & Not the Artist?

Why We Desire, But Don't Promote, Creative Leaders

By David Burkus
We love stories of creative leaders; we just don’t want to be led by them.

Polanski, Evil and Creativity: Does Talent Trump Bad Behavior?

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
What is the connection between creativity and evil?

Does Feeling Sad Mean Being Wiser?

By Hal E. Hershfield Ph.D.
Sadder but wiser? New research suggests not.

Visiting the Past

By Kelsey Osgood
What I learned volunteering on the psych ward

Smart Kids Face Challenges Too

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D.
How parents foster true potential in bright children

Outsider Geniuses: Michelangelo and Leonardo

By Stanton Peele
How did Michelangelo and da Vinci come to be the geniuses they were?

When Life Poses Big Questions

By Lisa Rivero M.A.
Do not wait to reflect on the meaning of life

Lifting the Burden of Potential

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Helping Children Develop a Healthy Perspective on Achievement.

He Left a Huge Post-Ironic Hole

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
David Foster Wallace's life and work continue to seduce us.

Why Intelligence Alone Won’t Lead to Success

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Which type(s) of intelligence do you possess?

Think the Facebook Movie Ruins Mark Zuckerberg’s Reputation? Consider This

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Mark Zuckerberg is the Dr. House of social media

Success Can Breed the Narcissism of "Tall Man Syndrome"

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Too much charisma from status, wealth, or good looks can invite narcissism.

A Route to Creativity for Depressed Poets

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Creativity made possible for distressed poets by meds, a trusted doc.