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Exceptional Humans

Some people don’t have the same limitations as the rest of us—whether it’s thriving on next-to-no sleep, having a near-perfect memory, or being more mindful and resilient to change. Quartz is searching the world for these people and the scientists studying them, to tell their stories and to understand what makes them so exceptional. In the process, we’re finding out which of our limits are real or imagined, and what steps we can all take to be our healthiest and most productive selves. Check back for new episodes.

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