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

Author: David Jones
Publisher: Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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As Jones shows, it can often pay to take an absurd idea seriously.

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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Jones
ISBN: 9781421403304 1421403307 1421403315 9781421403311
OCLC Number: 809769122
Description: 264 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface: Creativity in My Career1. A Theory of Creativity2. The Creative Environment3. Thoughts on the Random Ideas Generator4. Intuition and Odd Notions5. Creativity in Scientific Papers6. Heat and Gravity7. Astronomical Musings8. Rotating Things9. Explosions and Fuses10. Tricks with Optics11. Properties of Materials12. Physical Phenomena I Have Noticed13. Odd Notions I Have Played With14. Literary Information15. Inventions We Need but Don't Have16. A List of Silly Questions17. A Short Guide to Being CreativeNotesIndex
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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