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The runaway species : how human creativity remakes the world

Author: Anthony K Brandt; David Eagleman
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate Books Ltd, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Runaway Species is a deep dive into the creative mind, a celebration of the human spirit, and a vision of how we can improve our future by understanding and embracing our ability to innovate. David Eagleman and Anthony Brandt seek to answer the question: what lies at the heart of humanity's ability--and drive--to create? Our ability to remake our world is unique among all living things. But where does our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony K Brandt; David Eagleman
ISBN: 1936787679 9781936787678 9780857862099 085786209X
OCLC Number: 1013723458
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction : What to NASA and Picasso have in common? --
Part I. New under the sun --
To innovate is human --
The brain alters what it already knows --
Bending --
Breaking --
Blending --
Living in the B-hive --
Part II. The creative mentality --
Don't glue down the pieces --
Proliferate options --
Scout to different distances --
Tolerate risk --
Part III. Cultivating creativity --
The creative company --
The creative school --
Into the future.
Other Titles: How human creativity remakes the world
Responsibility: Anthony Brandt and David Eagleman.

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A powerful exploration of human creativity from the international bestselling author of The Brain; 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' - The Times  Read more...

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