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Chapter One Wanted: Your Creative Brain

1. The definition of creativity accepted by most researchers is found in Frank Barron's classic book on creativity: Creative Person and Creative Process. See Barron (1969).

2. A set of studies conducted by Colin Martindale at the University of Maine suggested that people who were categorized as highly creative demonstrated different brain activation patterns when solving two different types of problems (divergent versus convergent problems—you'll learn more about these in Chapter Seven), while people who were rated as less creative tended to display the same brain activation patterns when trying to ...

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