Journals Higher Education



14 November 2014

248 Pages | None

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199988792

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Flight from Wonder

An Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Albert Rothenberg, MD

  • Reports the results of research interviews focusing on living U.S. and European Nobel laureates in the fields of physics, chemistry, and medicine/physiology.
  • Identifies specific cognitive creative processes, as well as specific emotional factors, that are responsible for breakthroughs leading to outstanding scientific discoveries.
  • Engages with autobiographical accounts and work-in-progress manuscripts pertaining to the discoveries of outstanding scientists from the past.