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Must One Risk Madness to Achieve Genius?

Must One Risk Madness to Achieve Genius?
6Share Synopsis Must one risk getting lost in the sea of madness in order to reach the lone island of genius? "There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad." — Salvador Dali Must one risk getting lost in the sea of madness in order to reach the lone island of genius? Among the "Big Five" personality traits, the Openness/Intellect domain has been the most difficult for psychologists to describe. In a recent series of studies, Colin G. First let's cover some terms. Now we've defined our terms, we can get to the good stuff. And that's what they found. The Paradoxical Simplex A simplex is an arrangement of variables along a single dimension. As you can see, intelligence and apophenia are on opposite ends of the simplex. One system that is probably acting on the entire Openness/Intellect domain is the dopaminergic system. What forces pull intelligence away from apophenia? "I like to watch cloud shapes change in the sky" Far out, man. 1. Creativity The paradox is solved.

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