How practice makes the perfect genius

September 1991
New Scientist;9/7/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1785, p22
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.


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