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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Creativity Vies with Language in Brain

If you don't already know, one of my favorite authors is Daniel Pink.  Pink has written some very interesting books about the increasing need for creativity in the business world.  He makes very convincing arguments about why art and the creative mind are going to be a necessity for your generation.  I'd highly recommend his latest books: A Whole New Mind and Drive.  

The following link is a very short article about a study related to the correlation between creativity and the language part of our brain.

GREAT ideas can feel like they come out of nowhere. Now we're a step closer to understanding where they do originate. The thinking is that areas for language and creativity compete in the brain, which might explain why some people with brain damage suddenly become artistic... read more at Creativity vies with language in brain - life - 17 December 2010 - New Scientist

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