Deconstructing the creative feats of Nobelists and Pulitzer winners.
“Nobel laureates in the sciences share more than just bragging rights and the knowledge that they’ve demonstrably advanced human understanding in their chosen field. Nobelists in medicine, physiology, physics and chemistry tend to have written poetry as teens and to be avid fans of classical music, according to Albert Rothenberg, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard who has conducted extensive studies with 45 Nobel laureates, alongside matched controls . . .”