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Published: 11 December 2014

248 Pages


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

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