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The Eureka factor : aha moments, creative insight, and the brain

Kounios, John. (Author). Beeman, Mark. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library QP 395 .K68 2015 30775305502099 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781400068548 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1400068541 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780679645290 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-263) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: New light, new sight -- Insight illustrated -- The box -- All of a sudden... -- Outside the box, inside the brain -- The best of both worlds -- Tuning out and gearing up -- The incubator -- In the mood -- Your brain knows more than you do -- The insightful and the analyst -- Carrots and sticks -- Far, different, unreal, creative -- The state.
Summary, etc.: John Kounios and Mark Beeman explain how insights arise and what the scientific research says about stimulating more of them.
Subject: Insight
Thought and thinking Physiological aspects
Higher nervous activity Measurement
Cognition Physiological aspects
Cognition physiology
Higher Nervous Activity
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