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Neuroscience of Creativity

Creativity has been one of the single greatest influences on human civilization and culture. It allows individuals, cultures, and civilizations the ability to grow and to adapt to unique situations. Creativity allows people to create novel tools to make life easier, or create unique stories to describe the world, or come up with novel solutions to difficult problems. In short, creativity has allowed humankind to grow and thrive continuously and to adapt to any situation. Creativity plays a key role in problem solving, adaptation, and learning.

Creativity can be defined as a cognitive activity that results in a new or novel way of viewing a problem or a situation. Creativity is an indispensable tool, or potential, that we all share. It is associated with intelligence, imagination, ...

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