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The origins of creativity

Author: Karl H Pfenninger; Valerie R Shubik; Bruce Adolphe; et al
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thinking is the ultimate human resource. Breaking through the barriers posed by dogma, and reaching beyond the limits of established patterns of thinking to discover what is new and useful is the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl H Pfenninger; Valerie R Shubik; Bruce Adolphe; et al
ISBN: 0198507151 9780198507154
OCLC Number: 925297191
Notes: This book evolved from a symposium entitled Higher Brain Function, Art and Science: an Interdiciplinary Examination of the Creative Process.
Description: xvii, 268 s., [8] plates -s : illustrations (vissa i färg)
Contents: The Entangled Bank: An Introduction (Karl Pfenninger) 1. Eureka! Discovery versus Creation. Overturning the Dogma: Catalytic RNA (Thomas R Cech). Form from Fire (Dale Chihuly). The Great Continuum (Gunther Stent). 2. Body, Brain and Mind: Emotion and Reason. Embracing the Range (David E Rogers). Some Notes on Brain, Imagination and Creativity (Antonio Damasio). With Music in Mind (Bruce Adolphe). The Evolving Brain (Karl H Pfenninger). 3. The Adaptive Mind: Deprivation versus Rich Stimulation. The Early Experience (Janina R Galler). Creators: Multiple Intelligences (Howard E Gardner). Tides of Genius (George E Palade). 4. Patterns of Perception. A Painter's Perspective (Francoise Gilot). Line versus Color: the Brain and the Language of Visual Arts (Charles F Stevens). The Fractal Universe (Benoit P Mandelbrot). Insights into the Foundations of Creativity: a Synthesis (Karl Pfenninger).
Responsibility: edited by Karl H. Pfenninger and Valerie R. Shubik ; with contributions from Bruce Adolphe ... [et al.].

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