August 6th, 2008

beartato phd

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Transcript of a lecture by Malcolm Gladwell on the topic of U Chicago economist David Galenson's research about creativity.

The claim is that artists cluster well into two groups, one in which an artist creates their greatest work roughly in their mid-20s and doesn't ever match it, and the other in which an artist slowly improves and refines their work and tends to have made what society regards as their greatest work near the end of their life.