The relationship between genius and premature birth has been a topic of interest and speculation for many years. Some claims suggest that historically eminent scientists are more likely to have been born prematurely, indicating a potential link between early birth and exceptional intellectual abilities. However, the accuracy of these claims remains uncertain. This study aims to critically examine the evidence supporting the association between genius and premature birth among historically eminent scientists. A comprehensive review of available literature and biographical data was conducted to evaluate the validity of such claims. The findings indicate that there is little robust evidence to support the notion that premature birth is a significant factor contributing to the genius of historically eminent scientists. This study highlights the importance of critically evaluating popular beliefs and assumptions about the origins of genius.
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