Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind

Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind

Scott Barry Kaufman, Carolyn Gregoire


Is it attainable to make experience of whatever as elusive as creativity?

in accordance with psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman’s groundbreaking examine and Carolyn Gregoire’s renowned article within the Huffington put up, Wired to Create deals a glimpse contained in the “messy minds” of hugely artistic humans. Revealing the newest findings in neuroscience and psychology, besides enticing examples of artists and innovators all through heritage, the ebook shines a gentle at the practices and behavior of brain that advertise artistic considering. Kaufman and Gregoire untangle a chain of paradoxes— like mindfulness and having a pipe dream, seriousness and play, openness and sensitivity, and solitude and collaboration – to teach that it's via embracing our personal contradictions that we will faucet into our inner most creativity. every one bankruptcy explores one of many ten attributes and conduct of hugely inventive humans:

ingenious Play * ardour * having a pipe dream * Solitude * instinct * Openness to adventure * Mindfulness * Sensitivity * Turning Adversity into virtue * considering Differently

With insights from the paintings and lives of Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Marcel Proust, David Foster Wallace, Thomas Edison, Josephine Baker, John Lennon, Michael Jackson, musician Thom Yorke, chess champion Josh Waitzkin, video-game dressmaker Shigeru Miyamoto, and lots of different artistic luminaries, Wired to Create is helping us higher comprehend creativity – and exhibits us tips on how to improve this crucial point of our lives. 

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