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Published: 12 January 2012

568 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199737574

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Explaining Creativity

The Science of Human Innovation

Second Edition

R. Keith Sawyer

  • Features a unique interdisciplinary approach that incorporates psychology, anthropology, and sociology
  • Reviews recent experimental studies in cognitive neuroscience, using brain imaging technology that reveals the brain at work during creative tasks
  • Each chapter concludes with suggested readings for those who are interested in exploring the topics of the chapters further
  • Key concepts and thought-provoking questions for reflection are highlighted throughout

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on neuroscience, insight, organizational creativity, creativity in education, and creativity research
  • A complete bibliographical guide to the field of creativity

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