Everyone has untapped potential in some creative field. Yet some individuals -- Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs -- have far more of it than others. Apart from genes, there are at least three key environmental factors that affect creative accomplishments.
In 1990, two psychologists embarked on a research project seeking answers to the question, "What makes for a long life?" Divorce, it turns out, plays a significant role in longevity, particularly for children of divorce.