Tagged with STEM careers

Who’s the Genius Around Here?

Who’s the Genius Around Here?

What does it take to be a creative physicist? A successful philosopher? A psychologist? Does it take a special ability, an aptitude that can’t be taught? Or do you believe many people could accomplish those things, given time and effort? Does it matter? A recent study reported in Science suggests it might. Researchers Leslie, Cimpian, … Continue reading

We Are Science–and Creativity

We Are Science–and Creativity

Science is all about logic, right? And scientists are those folks who spent high school wearing pocket protectors and too-short pants, aren’t they? Wrong again. The reality of science, and scientific creativity, is so much messier and more wonderful than the stereotypes of movie nerds or geniuses with computer-logic brains. The We Are Science celebration … Continue reading