The Creative Brain: The Science of Genius by Nancy Andreasen

A fascinating look at the role imagination, creativity, and play have in everyday life, even if you're not a genius. Part nature, part nurture, creativity has the opportunity to transform personal and social spheres. Recommended by Chip.

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ISBN: 9780452287815
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Published: Plume Books - November 1st, 2006

Shakespeare's tragic plays, Mozart's sublime symphonies, Einstein's revolutionary theories--how did these geniuses create such magnificent and highly original works? Were their brains different from those of ordinary people?