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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 : Houghton Mifflin Company, ©1999 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Mariner books edition 2001View all editions and formats
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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"--Publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Scott Root-Bernstein; Michèle Root-Bernstein
ISBN: 9780618127450 0618127453
OCLC Number: 47906414
Description: viii, 401 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 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"--Publisher.

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