TITLE

How practice makes the perfect genius

PUB. DATE
September 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;9/7/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1785, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on University of Exeter psychologist Michael Howe's examination of the cases of 76 composers. Finding that most of them had at least a decade of training before they wrote any masterpieces; Idea that practice plays a large role in feats of genius; Case of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
ACCESSION #
10556904

 

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