Posts filed under Scholarship

Scott Barry Kaufmann Says the Talent vs. Practice Debate is Flawed

Psychologist Scott Barry Kaufmann thinks its silly for us to hold on to the "or" in the "Talent or Practice" debate. His article on The Creativity Post will surely be of interest to musicians, as will his recent book, The Complexity of Greatness (OUP, 2013). Read an excerpt from the preface here.

Posted on July 30, 2014 and filed under Linked Stories, Scholarship.

Twitter as a Research Tool?

In the summer of 2014, my Twitter feed was peppered with images of old and interesting books. Drawings of leaves by Ben Franklin, philosophical marginalia, Massachusetts psalters... They were all being posted by a friend of mine, whom I assumed was on a research trip at an archive and was posting all of her interesting finds. That turned out not to be the case.

Posted on June 28, 2014 and filed under Scholarship.