Will There Ever be Another Scientific Genius? Nature Reveals

Published: Feb 04, 2013

There may never be another scientific genius on the level of Einstein, Newton, Darwin or Copernicus, one prominent US psychology professor claims in a recently published article. In that paper, which was published by the journal Nature, Dean Keith Simonton of the University of California-Davis (UC Davis) wrote that individuals who possess what he refers to as the ultimate level of scientific creativity could be an extinct species, primarily because the way that the discipline itself is conducted in the modern era, Rebecca Boyle of PopSci wrote on Friday.

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