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Sparks of genius : the thirteen thinking tools of the world's most creative people

Author: Michele M Root-Bernstein; Robert S Root-Bernstein
Publisher: Boston, Mass : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
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Exercise your imagination and set off sparks of genius. Explore the "thinking tools" of extraordinary people, from Albert Einstein and Jane Goodall to Amadeus Mozart and Virginia Woolf, and learn how you can practice the same imaginative skills to become your creative best. With engaging narratives and ample illustrations, Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein investigate cognitive tools as diverse as observing,  Read more...
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Root-Bernstein, Michele M.
Sparks of genius.
Boston, Mass : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
(OCoLC)47906414
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michele M Root-Bernstein; Robert S Root-Bernstein
ISBN: 9780547525891 0547525893
OCLC Number: 865016740
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed November 21, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource
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: Michele M. Root-Bernstein and Robert S. Root-Bernstein.

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Exercise your imagination and set off sparks of genius. Explore the "thinking tools" of extraordinary people, from Albert Einstein and Jane Goodall to Amadeus Mozart and Virginia Woolf, and learn how you can practice the same imaginative skills to become your creative best. With engaging narratives and ample illustrations, Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein investigate cognitive tools as diverse as observing, imaging, recognizing patterns, modeling, playing, and more. SPARKS OF GENIUS is "a clever, detailed and demanding fitness program for the creative mind" (Kirkus Reviews) and a groundbreaking guidebook for anyone interested in imaginative thinking, lifelong learning, and transdisciplinary education.

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