Geniuses Among Us

Winner New York Book Festival

Most geniuses are introverted intuitives with a high level of creativity and a high level of mental illness, particularly mood disorders. In this book a number of geniuses are profiled: 8 with mental disorders, 11 from the historical past, and 12 contemporary.

 

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Winner New York Book Festival – Best Compilation/Anthology

A normal or average I.Q. is 100, an I.Q. of 130+ is considered to be in the “gifted” range, and an I.Q. of 145+ is considered to be in the “very gifted” (or “genius”) range. In the 1980s, researchers began to recognize that there was more to giftedness than just the linguistic and logical-mathematical intelligences measured by I.Q. tests. Other intelligence included: musical, visuo-spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, inter-personal, and intra-personal. While an individual may qualify as a genius in one of these other intelligences without an I.Q. of 145+, statistical precision is lacking. 

Most geniuses are introverted intuitives with a high level of creativity and a high level of mental illness, particularly mood disorders. In this book a number of geniuses are profiled: 8 with mental disorders, 11 from the historical past, and 12 contemporary.

 

 

Year Published

2017

Author

David Ritchey

ISBN

9781946664013

Cover

Paperback

Size

5.5 x 8.5

Pages

88

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About the Author

After being educated in economics at Yale University, David Ritchey served five years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, including a year in Vietnam. Back in civilian life, he initially became a businessman as he had been trained but, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, he dropped out, got a divorce, moved to a remote old stone farmhouse... Read More