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Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention

There’s a lot of meaty goodness to Creativity, and some sleepy time too, but overall it’s insightful and instructional. The backbone of Creativity is interviews with 91 exceptional individuals by Csikszentmihalyi and his students at the University of Chicago. Their primary goal? To demystify the creative process. But before we delve into the guts of the book, let’s start with Csikszentmihalyi’s presuppositions: 1. Creativity is defined as “a process by

2018-02-12T12:07:43+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Book Review, Creativity, Psychology|Comments Off on Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention

Review: Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind

I’ve been reading a lot of books on creativity lately—most by 20th-century scholars. They offer intriguing insights but are also a tad heady and dry to consume. Wired to Create is not a compendium of sober research. It’s a highly readable, fun peek into creative minds—something to devour in full on a quiet, snowy Sunday. And why wouldn’t it be? It’s inspired by Gregoire’s hit Huff Post article “18 Things

2018-02-05T12:59:12+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Book Review, Creativity|Comments Off on Review: Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind