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Initial credits
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Introduction by Luis Figueroa
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What happens in the brain mechanisms when people are creative?
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Which are the brain mechanisms?
02:10    |    
Can people cultivate creativity?
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When do you know there is progress in understanding creativity?
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Are there common traits among creative people?
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If a student asks you where they can learn about creativity and the mechanisms that trigger it, what would you recommend?
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In which areas of creativity has there been more progress?
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Final words
08:09    |    
Final credits



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Brain Mechanisms in Creativity

16 de noviembre de 2012   | Vistas: 48 |  

Arne Dietrich explains that there are different types of creativity, as well as brain mechanisms: some are related to knowledge and memory, and others to diverse cognitive processes, which can be intentional and unintentional, depending also on the domain that people are being creative in. Finally, he mentions the main characteristic in creative people, which is obsession, and comments that the most amount of progress in the study of creativity has been accomplished in personality and social psychology.


Arne Dietrich is professor of psychology in the Department of Psychology at the American University of Beirut (AUB). His work…

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