Neuroscience of Creativity (MIT Press)

Neuroscience of Creativity (MIT Press)

James C. Kaufman


This quantity bargains a entire evaluate of the most recent neuroscientific methods to the clinical learn of creativity. In chapters that development logically from neurobiological basics to structures neuroscience and neuroimaging, prime students describe the newest theoretical, genetic, structural, scientific, sensible, and utilized learn at the neural bases of creativity. The remedy is either wide and intensive, providing a variety of neuroscientific views with distinct assurance via specialists in every one quarter. The participants talk about such concerns because the heritability of creativity; creativity in sufferers with mind harm, neurodegenerative stipulations, and psychological affliction; medical interventions and the connection among psychopathology and creativity; neuroimaging reviews of intelligence and creativity; the neuroscientific foundation of creativity-enhancing methodologies; and the information-processing demanding situations of viewing visible art.

ContributorsBaptiste Barbot, Mathias Benedek, David Q. Beversdorf, Aaron P. Blaisdell, Margaret A. Boden, Dorret I. Boomsma, Adam S. Bristol, Shelley Carson, Marleen H. M. de Moor, Andreas Fink, Liane Gabora, Dennis Garlick, Elena L. Grigorenko, Richard J. Haier, Rex E. Jung, James C. Kaufman, Helmut Leder, Kenneth J. Leising, Bruce L. Miller, Apara Ranjan, Mark P. Roeling, W. David Stahlman, Mei Tan, Pablo P. L. Tinio, Oshin Vartanian, Indre V. Viskontas, Dahlia W. Zaidel

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