Craig Wright
Professor Emeritus of Music, Yale University

Craig Wright is professor emeritus of music at Yale University and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His most recent book is The Hidden Habits of Genius: Beyond Talent, IQ, and Grit Unlocking the Secrets of Greatness (Harper/Dey, 2020). He continues to teach the ‘genius course’ at Yale annually.

Written by Craig Wright

Elizabeth I of England (c1588), artist unknown. One of three known as the Armada portraits and on display in Woburn Abbey. Courtesy Wikipedia

Essay/
Cognition and intelligence
How to be a genius

I travelled the world and trawled the archive to unearth the hidden lessons from history’s most brilliant people

Craig Wright