Two recurring images define the classic story of creativity: the lone maverick and the magical partnership. For every Nikolai Tesla there’s a Lennon and McCartney. For every Watson and Crick there’s a Vincent Van Gogh. But does one approach really beat the other?
In a recent episode of Big Picture Science podcast, Seth Shostak and Molly Bentley investigated the idea that two heads are better than one. It’s a fascinating listen.