Explaining Creativity: The Science of Human Innovation by R. Keith Sawyer

By R. Keith Sawyer

Explaining Creativity is an available advent to the newest medical learn on creativity. The e-book summarizes and integrates a wide variety of study in psychology and similar medical fields. within the final forty years, psychologists, anthropologists, and sociologists have committed elevated realization to creativity; we now understand extra approximately creativity than at any element in background. Explaining Creativity considers not just arts like portray and writing, but in addition technological know-how, level functionality, company innovation, and creativity in daily life.

Sawyer's method is interdisciplinary. as well as reading mental reports on creativity, he attracts on anthropologists' learn on creativity in non-Western cultures, sociologists' examine at the events, contexts, and networks of inventive job, and cognitive neuroscientists' reports of the mind. He strikes past the person to contemplate the social and cultural contexts of creativity, together with the position of collaboration within the inventive process.

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