Tag Archives: intelligence

Questions 722: Resources for Writing Genius

Katarina asks: Can you recommend any further reading on the advantages and disadvantages of having a high IQ?

Resources Mentioned:

The Curse of the High IQ, by Aaron Cleary
When Can Having a High IQ be a Problem? – article in Psychology Today
The Inappropriately Excluded – article in The Polymathic Institute supporting the 30-pt Communication Gap
Myth of the 30 point Communication Gap – article in Discover Magazine debunking the idea
Quora question: Is Having a High IQ a Curse?
Quora question: Are people with high IQs generally happy?

Subscribe Here!

Questions 646: Writing Believable Geniuses

Sara asks: “How do you write believable geniuses?”

Resources Mentioned
Smartest Man in the World
The Librarians
Eureka
Leverage
Stargate, film and tv series
The Absent Minded Professor
Sherlock
House, M.D.
Big Bang Theory
Independence Day
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Zootopia DMV scene
Democracy in America by Alexis D’Toqueville
The Rights of Man  by Thomas Paine
The Door into Summer by Robert A. Heinlein
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Children of the Atom by Wilmar Shiras
Welcome to Monkey House, by Kurt Vonnegut
Forest Gump by Winston Groom
Gump & Co. by Winston Groom
Forest Gump movie
The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
Collative Learning: Analysis of Hannibal Lecter in Silence of the Lambs

Subscribe Here!