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The aha! moment : a scientist's take on creativity

Author: David E H Jones
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
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As Jones shows, it can often pay to take an absurd idea seriously.

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Jones, David E.H.
Aha! moment.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011010029
(OCoLC)712644468
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David E H Jones
ISBN: 9781421404066 1421404060
OCLC Number: 774595929
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 264 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface: Creativity in My Career""; ""1 A Theory of Creativity""; ""2 The Creative Environment""; ""3 Thoughts on the Random Ideas Generator""; ""4 Intuition and Odd Notions""; ""5 Creativity in Scientific Papers""; ""6 Heat and Gravity""; ""7 Astronomical Musings""; ""8 Rotating Things""; ""9 Explosions and Fuses""; ""10 Tricks with Optics""; ""11 Properties of Materials""; ""12 Physical Phenomena I Have Noticed""; ""13 Odd Notions I Have Played With""; ""14 Literary Information""; ""15 Inventions We Need but Don�t Have""; ""16 A List of Silly Questions"" ""17 A Short Guide to Being Creative""""Notes""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""
Responsibility: David Jones.

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The Aha! Moment is not bogged down with scientific detail and tech talk; in fact, it asks a multitude of absurd questions meant to promote innovative and logical brainstorming. Jones gives dozens of Read more...

 
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