Summary: What exactly is a genius? Are you born that way or can you become a genius? Meet young geniuses from around the world and find out what makes them tick in this 6-part series from GE.
Before the age of 20, this young Aussie rocked the world of mathematics, creating a new theorem changing the face of the field. If a young genius like this can shake mathematics, why can’t scientists figure out what makes geniuses tick? Find out in the final episode of Decoding Genius.
If genius isn’t in the genes, how does it arise? And what part will the study of geniuses play in the creation of thinking machines? Find out in Episode 5 of Decoding Genius as we chat to exceptionally gifted brothers Josh and Zac Tiessen.
Why do high IQ people give up where geniuses keep going? In episode four of Decoding Genius we hear from Dr Jordan Nguyen whose reimagining the boundaries between human and technological evolution, and how geniuses deal with failure.
What drives geniuses to succeed and how do they overcome adversity? In episode three of Decoding Genius we go inside the mind of high school student Mitchell Clark, who got a gig working with the US Government on cyber security.
Genius: nature or nurture? At ten years old she built her own microbiology lab, at 12 she developed an ‘intelligent antibiotic’ and joined the battle in a cure for Alzheimer's, how will she change the world next? Listen to episode 2 of Decoding Genius and find out.
Geniuses: Are they born that way or are they made? Is there a gene for genius; if height is hereditary, can ‘genius’ likewise be passed on? Meet Kelcie, a young genius working on a revolutionary fungus treatment to help the world... and become a billionaire.
What exactly is a genius? Are you born that way or can you become a genius? Meet young geniuses from around the world and find out what makes them tick in this 6-part series from GE.