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Sparks of genius : the thirteen thinking tools of the world's most creative people

Author: Robert Scott Root-Bernstein; Michèle Root-Bernstein
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999.
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"Exercise your imagination and set off sparks of genius. In this mind-expanding book, Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein describe the "thinking tools" of extraordinary people, from Albert Einstein and Jane Goodall to Amadeus Mozart and Virginia Woolf, and show how you can practice the same imaginative skills to be your most inventive, at any time in your life. Book jacket."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Scott Root-Bernstein; Michèle Root-Bernstein
ISBN: 0395907713 9780395907719
OCLC Number: 42462898
Description: viii, 401 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Rethinking thinking ---
Schooling the imagination ---
Observing ---
Imaging ---
Abstracting ---
Recognizing patterns ---
Forming patterns ---
Analogizing ---
Body thinking ---
Empathizing ---
Dimensional thinking ---
Modeling ---
Playing ---
Transforming ---
Synthesizing ---
Synthesizing education.
Responsibility: Robert and Michèle Root-Bernstein.
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"Exercise your imagination and set off sparks of genius. In this mind-expanding book, Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein describe the "thinking tools" of extraordinary people, from Albert Einstein and Jane Goodall to Amadeus Mozart and Virginia Woolf, and show how you can practice the same imaginative skills to be your most inventive, at any time in your life. Book jacket."--Jacket.

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