The Courageous Rationality of Being a Neuroskeptic Neuroscientist: Dr. Arne Dietrich on Creativity and Education
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“If I can tell you, right now, a piece of neuroscience that enhances creativity, I wouldn’t be talking to you. I would be living in a palace… and I would have trillions of dollars.”
Dr. Arne Dietrich
“The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought.”
“The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning - in other words, of absurdity - the more energetically meaning is sought”.
Research on human behavior and psychology is often caught up in methodological and ethical debates—at the core of which lies a tension between the observable and the unobservable aspects of being human. This tension exists between what can or cannot be identified, defined, and quantified about human experience. In educational research, for instance, scholars have attempted to study the contents and workings of the human mind using the methods of natural science. These approaches aim to create categories of human experience to try to find causality and...
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