When someone is remembered as a genius, little else about them as a person is made public. Why would we care that Einstein cheated on his wife like, all the time? The guy invented gravity, he was awesome!
In a similar vein, there are other geniuses from a variety of respective fields that are, or were, straight-up awful people, despite how little attention people pay to that fact. People like these…
Here’s an episode from the classic 1970’s show “In Search Of…” hosted by Leonard Nimoy. This episode studied the hidden potential of the human mind, including the possibility that average people can become geniuses.
Steve Jobs’ Stanford speech presents a very important point which is crucial to the quest of discovering soul and its powers. He says that we spend our life listening to the voices coming from outside and in its humdrum and noise we lose contact with our own inner voice. So if you want to find true ingenuity and genius, you have to block these voices and concentrate on the voice coming from within. Learn more at MindPowerNews.com
In the field of brain research there is no subject more intriguing than the savant – an individual with mental, behavioral, or even physical disability who possesses acute powers of observation, mathematical aptitude, or artistic talent. This three-part series provides an enthralling look into the psychology and neuroscience of the savant’s mysterious world.
Horizon tells the extraordinary story of the world’s first and only Genius Sperm Bank. It is the curious tale of an American millionaire optometrist called Robert Graham and his dream to save humanity, by using the sperm of clever men to breed highly intelligent children.
Using Graham’s own documented words (“we don’t want to waste genius sperm on morons!”), this intriguing story is told through the eyes of the people who knew the man and used his bank.
We meet some of the 200 children that were conceived using the genius sperm, the desperate families that ‘home basted’, the donors that Graham asked to masturbate for him and the devoted staff that helped realise his vision.
Stephen Wiltshire has been called the “Human Camera.” In this short excerpt from the film Beautiful Minds: A Voyage into the Brain, Wiltshire takes a helicopter journey over Rome and then draws a panoramic view of what he saw, entirely from memory.
Imagine being able to learn one of the most difficult languages on Earth, Icelandic, in just 7 days. Well known Savant, Daniel Tammet, makes is look easy. His extraordinary abilities are linked to synesthesia. He “feels” numbers in terms of texture, shape and color. Some scientists believe that the epileptic seizures he suffered as a small child, which nearly ended his life, somehow unlocked the door to an incredible ability that may be inherent in all humans.