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Life Lessons presents....In THE POWER OF DIFFERENT: The Link Between Disorder and Genius, psychiatrist and bestselling author Dr. Gail Saltz examines the latest scientific discoveries, profiles famous geniuses who have been diagnosed with all manner of brain “problems”—including learning disabilities, ADD, anxiety, Depression, Bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and Autism—and tells the stories of lay individuals to show how the source of our struggles can be the origin of our greatest strengths. Rooted in her experience as professor and practicing psychiatrist, and based on the latest neurological research, Saltz demonstrates how specific deficits in certain areas of the brain are directly associated with the potential for great talent. She also shows how the very conditions that can cause difficulty at school, in social situations, at home, or at work, are also often bound to creative, disciplinary, artistic, empathetic, and cognitive abilities.
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