By reading this koob, you will discover how having a range of knowledge and interests can make you a more creative and innovative person.
You will also discover:
How pushing people into early specialization can get in the way of progress.
How humans learn best.
How a lack of range can be dangerous.
How the best problem solvers think.
Numerous studies as well as anecdotal evidence show that late specializers (or people who don't specialize at all) go on to be more successful. Since their focus is not narrowed, they are able to think outside the box and draw connections between disparate subjects. In other words, they are able to think analogically and more abstractly, which helps them attack problems from different angles and come up with innovative solutions.