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    Secrets of creativity : what neuroscience, the arts, and our minds reveal / edited by Suzanne Nalbantian, Paul M. Matthews.
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    Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, New York : Oxford University Press, a department of the University of Oxford, [2019]
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  • Creative ability.
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  • Brain.
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  • Neurology.
  • ISBN: 
    9780190462321
    0190462329
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    vii, 442 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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    Introduction: The twists and turns of creativity: an overview from neuroscience and the arts / Suzanne Nalbantian -- Part 1. Theories of creativity: -- 1. Artistic creativity: a neuronal hypothesis / Jean-Pierre Changeux -- 2. Fluid intelligence, working memory, and creativity: a componential view / Oshin Vartanian -- 3. The psychology of creativity / Robert J. Sternberg -- 4. Clues to human creativity: from neurons to computation / Charlotte Stagg and Geraint A. Wiggins -- Part 2. Creativity and the brain: -- 5. Creativity and the brain's default mode network / Marcus E. Raichle -- 6. Creativity of the dream and sleep state / Robert Stickgold -- 7. Creativity: lessons from disease, drugs, and neuroimaging / Paul M. Matthews -- 8. Using neuroscience to image the creative brain / Nancy C. Andreasen -- Part 3. Mechanisms of creativity: -- 9. Memory linking and creativity: underlying molecular, cellular, and circuit mechanisms / Alcino J. Silva and John Bickle -- 10. Emotional foundations of creativity: the brain's SEEKING system / Jaak Panksepp -- 11. Creativity and the self-made worldview / Liane Gabora -- Part 4. Literary creativity in context: -- 12. Henry James and the creative process: the stewpot of the imagination / Peter Schneck -13. Contrasting modes of creativity: artist counterparts in Pushkin, Tolstoy, and Nabokov / John Burt Foster -- 14. Twentieth-century pathological writers and their creativity: Joyce, Woolf, and D. H. Lawrence / Suzette Henke -- 15. Conceptual blending and genre invention from Chrétien de Troyes to Cervantes and Shakespeare / Donald R. Wehrs -- Part 5. Aesthetics and creativity: -- 16. Creativity in modernist literary writers: acts of mental transformation / Suzanne Nalbantian -- 17. Significant form and aesthetic emotion: Bloomsbury theorizes modern art's "mysterious laws" of creativity / Mark Hussey -- 18. The distinctive creativity of Leonardo and Michelangelo: a perspective from neuroarthistory / John Onians -- 19. The musical imagination: mystery and method in musical composition / Bruce Adolphe -- Part 6. Creativity and the contemporary novelist: -- 20.An interview with Richard Powers / Suzanne Nalbantian.
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    Secrets of Creativity: What Neuroscience, the Arts, and Our Minds Reveal draws on insights from leading neuroscientists and scholars in the humanities and the arts to probe creativity in its many contexts, in the everyday mind, the exceptional mind, the scientific mind, the artistic mind, and the pathological mind. Components of creativity are specified with respect to types of memory, forms of intelligence, modes of experience, and kinds of emotion. (Publisher)
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