The Success of Outsiders
Jonah Lehrer Keynotes - Jonah Lehrer speeches make points that initially seem offbeat, but after a few moments of...
As a student, Lehrer suggests that there is no better tactic for acquiring knowledge than immersing yourself in a strange and unfamiliar atmosphere. He advises the student audience to force themselves into learning new perspectives on the world through opposite fields of study. Running along the margins of your field allows for riskier thinking and more innovative solutions. Arts student should experience math courses, engineers should understand the perspective of painters and the removed should become involved.