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Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life by Shelley Carson

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This book begins in a small lab room in William James Hall. It is a late fall afternoon, and the shadows are growing long as Professor Bill Milberg removes the specimen from a formalin-filled Tupperware container. As usual, the source of this coveted specimen remains shrouded in mystery, leading to wild speculation among the doctoral students about how Milberg obtained it. He places it in my gloved hands, and I am suddenly transfixed. It is an almost mystical experience. What I am holding is an individual's universe—the sum of one man's knowledge, his dreams, his favorite songs, his memories. I am holding a human brain.

The enormity of ...

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