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So You Want to Be a Genius

When it comes to cultivating genius, talent matters, but motivation may matter more

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Got motivation? Without it, the long, difficult hours of practice that elevate some people above the rest are excruciating. But where does such stamina come from, and can we have some, too? Psychologists have identified three critical elements that support motivation, all of which you can tweak to your benefit.

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