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Creativity: Genius and Other Myths (Series of Books in Psychology)

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his Second Edition offers an analysis of the relation of 'ordinary' thinking to 'creative' thinking, including computer modelling of thought, and an examination of the creative processes that led to mechanical inventions, scientific discoveries and works of art.
Paperback, 169 pages
Published August 1st 1986 by W H Freeman & Co (Sd) (first published April 1st 1986)
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I loved it. Concentration, motivation, hard work, experience, skills specific to the job at hand, luck: these are what go into "creative genius." I should have added "practice, practice, practice." There are no characteristics common to all successful artists (or scientists). An artist is an ordinary person solving a problem in an ordinary way. Author Weisberg debunks the great debunker, Martin Gardner, proponent of the "aha!" view of creative problem solving. Don't try to "free" your mind of st ...more
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