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The Philosophy of Creativity

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This collection of new essays on creativity integrates philosophical insights with empirical research.
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Lines of flight: Deleuze and nomadic creativity

Lines of flight: Deleuze and nomadic creativity | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
In the 60s cult-TV series, The Prisoner, a British spy (played by Patrick McGoohan) is held captive in an Orwellian Village on an island controlled by a faceless authority. The prisoner, known only...
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Deleuze linked human creativity to flight. It is our desire to escape the status quo that leads us to innovate. Like the prisoner, we dream of being anywhere but here. We coordinate, form alignments, combine our powers and innovate. We remake the world on creative new trajectories.

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Why we have our best ideas in the shower: The science of creativity - The Buffer blog: productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business.

Why we have our best ideas in the shower: The science of creativity - The Buffer blog: productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business. | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
It's a long term, unwritten rule: We get our best ideas in the shower. Why does this happen? Here is an exploration of the science of creativity:
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Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
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Can you learn to be creative?

Can you learn to be creative? | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
Is creativity magical? Not according to those now teaching it as a skill, discovers Colin Barras. Are there really secrets to unlocking your imagination?
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Searching for the next da Vinci

Searching for the next da Vinci | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
Art was once divorced from business and industry. But now, the world of science is struggling to find creative thinkers, while corporate culture is crying out for designers and visionaries.
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"But over the last few decades art and science have become separated. Schools have emphasised the importance of STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, while art has been seen as a luxury, the first subject to be axed in an age of austerity."

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Center for Childhood Creativity and UCSF Laboratory for Educational ... - PR Web (press release)

Center for Childhood Creativity and UCSF Laboratory for Educational ... - PR Web (press release) | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it

The Center for Childhood Creativity and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Laboratory for Educational Neuroscience have formed a new partnership to collaborate on solutions for the growing deficit in creative thinking.

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“Studies have shown that creativity is declining at an alarming rate, particularly among very young children -- which is the most crucial stage for core creativity skills and brain development."

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Embodied Cognition: Science of Creativity Moves Into the Body

Embodied Cognition: Science of Creativity Moves Into the Body | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it

"The artist takes the body with her," Maurice Merleau-Ponty noted a few decades ago. The rest of the body—movement, gesture, musculature, autonomic functions—shapes how thought happens. At least that’s what some scientists are tracking. The implications could be significant for how we learn, create, and work.

Here are five big “embodied creativity” ideas and their trackers to watch.

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