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The Flip Side of the Medal

Pia de Jong | Posted 06.10.2015 | Science
Pia de Jong

Unfortunately, genius often has a dark side. In the university town of Princeton, NJ, where smart people gather like exotic butterflies, no one thinks twice about it.

Love Advice From a Beautiful Mind -- 5 Rational Dating Strategies

Dr. Rebekka Grun | Posted 06.09.2015 | Impact
Dr. Rebekka Grun

If the above sounds to you like advice for the business world rather than for dating - be honest, how many people have you held to these standards so far? (Which describe the minimum, rather than the maximum of what you deserve.)

Some People Make A Full Recovery From Schizophrenia

Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: June 02, 2015 07:44pm ET on LiveScience. Mathematician John Nash, who died May 23 in a car accident, was known ...

Riding the Dinky With John Nash

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 05.27.2015 | College
Anne Margaret Daniel

I don't pretend to have known John Nash. Once upon a time, though, when I was a graduate student in the English Department at Princeton University, I often saw him in a somewhat unlikely place.

What It Was Like To Glimpse John Nash's Beautiful Mind

Maurice Ewing, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science
Maurice Ewing, Ph.D.

John Nash was a legend. He simply looked at things differently. He taught me that even geniuses need other people to correct their thinking and vet their ideas. Most importantly, however, Nash taught me that anyone's mind can be beautiful if it focuses on producing beautiful ideas.

Russell Crowe Reacts To Death Of John Nash, 'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.24.2015 | Entertainment

John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician who was depicted in the 2001 film "A Beautiful Mind," died Saturday in a car accident. Russell Crowe,...

'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician Killed In Car Accident

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash was killed in a car accident on Saturday, New Jersey State Police told The Huffington Post. The Prince...

'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician Wins Prestigious Prize

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.24.2015 | Science

John F. Nash Jr., the brilliant but troubled mathematician portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 motion picture "A Beautiful Mind," has been awarded ...

YIKES: Game-Playing Chimps Have It All Over Humans

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 06.06.2014 | Science

There's a lot of bad stuff in the world for sure. But let's all take a minute to consider just how lucky we are that chimps don't look particularly go...

'Beautiful Mind' Author Suing Columbia University For HOW Much?

Posted 01.15.2013 | College

Sylvia Nasar, a Columbia University journalism professor and author of National Book Critics Circle Award winner “A Beautiful Mind,” is taking leg...

Ron Dicker

A New Approach For Gay Pride? | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business

Tim Bennett and John Nash say gay pride should be celebrated on one agreed-upon day, "like the Fourth of July," and that the movement needs a new mark...

BOFFINS' BIRTHDAY: Five Great Scientists Born On June 13

Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

Happy birthday, John. And Grigori and Luis and James and Thomas. Those are the first names of five famous scientists, some living and some dead, born ...

Is Emotional Torture Always The Price of Brilliance? (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.11.2011 | Books

They did brilliant work, they changed our lives, but how difficult was it to live theirs? Not a moment's peace for the writers, painters, scientists a...

Historic Princeton Train Line Faces Possible Replacement

Huff Post College Citizen Contributor | Will Saborio | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Princeton Dinky, an 145-year old rail line connecting Princeton University to the Northeast Corridor rail line and clocking in at 4 minutes as ...

Trapped In Prisoner's Dilemma, More Stimulus Is The Way Out

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Segal

The stimulus' oft-cited $787 billion figure includes nearly $300 billion in tax cuts, meaning that it represents a split between conservative and interventionist economic philosophy.

Fact Or Fiction? Michael Jackson, Sotomayor, And What To Do When You Don't Know What To Believe

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

What if what frightens us silly is facing the notion that we've actually got to learn how to work collaboratively together as the Unknown presents itself, before its too late?

Revolutionary Road, A Beautiful Mind and Truthfulness

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bruce E. Levine

Sam Mendes and Michael Shannon remind us that people who are diagnosed with seriously mental illness can, when feeling respected, say profound things and should be taken seriously.