Imagine: How Creativity Works

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Canongate, 2012 - Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) - 279 pages
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How do you measure the imagination? How do you quantify an epiphany? This title shows how research is deepening our understanding of the human imagination. It reveals the deep inventiveness of the human mind and its essential role in our increasingly complex world.

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knowing that lehrer plagiarized parts of the book made me a bit suspicious of everything he had to say; perhaps what made most of the ideas palatable is the fact that they are intuitive and/or not entirely new. nevertheless, the (split infinitive riddled) prose was easily readable. Read full review

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Interesting read, although I ended up feeling like I had more questions than answers after finishing it. In a related note, most of the examples of 'genius' or great thinkers or original ideas Lehrer ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

JONAH LEHRER is a contributing editor at "Wired" and a frequent contributor to "The New Yorker." He writes the Head Case column for the" Wall Street Journal" and regularly appears on WNYC's "Radiolab." His writing has also appeared in "Nature," the" New York Times Magazine," "Scientific American, " and "Outside." The author of two previous books, "Proust Was a Neuroscientist" and "How We Decide, " he graduated from Columbia University and attended Oxford as a Rhodes scholar.

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