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Your creative brain : seven steps to maximize imagination, productivity, and innovation in your life

Author: Shelley Carson
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Filled with research-based techniques for expanding creativity and increasing productivity This provocative book reveals why sitting in front of a light box can increase your creativity more than listening to a Bach concerto as example. The author Shelley H. Carson, a Harvard psychologist, explains that creativity isn't something only scientists, investors, artists, writers, and musicians enjoy, but rather all of us  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley Carson
ISBN: 9780470547632 0470547634 9780470651032 0470651032
OCLC Number: 781486668
Notes: Na nasl. str.: Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School.
Description: XIII, 370 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: Meet your creative brain --
Wanted: your creative brain --
Your mental comfort zone --
Tour your creative brain --
Brainsets and the creative process --
2: Training your creative brain --
Opening the mind: accessing the absorb brainset --
Imagining the possibilities: accessing the envision brainset --
Thinking divergently: accessing the connect brainset --
Shaping the creative idea: accessing the reason brainset --
Recognizing useful ideas: accessing the evaluate brainset --
Using emotion creatively: accessing the transform brainset --
Performing creatively: accessing the stream brainset --
3: Putting the CREATES strategies to work --
Flexing your creative brain --
Applying the brainsets to real-world creativity.
Responsibility: Shelley Carson.

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* Branded by and from the faculty and laboratories of Harvard Medical School. * The first personal training course for ramping up your level of creative thought and productivity based on the latest  Read more...

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Basing this book on her Harvard psychology course, Creativity: Madmen, Geniuses, and Harvard Students, Carson sees creativity in a broader context--not just coming up with new ideas but being able to Read more...

 
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