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Impact and Sustainability of Creative Capacity Building: The Cognitive, Behavioral, and Neural Correlates of Increasing Creative Capacity

  • Grace Hawthorne
  • Eve Marie Quintin
  • Manish Saggar
  • Nick Bott
  • Eliza Keinitz
  • Ning Liu
  • Yin Hsuan Chien
  • Daniel Hong
  • Adam Royalty
  • Allan L. Reiss
Chapter
Part of the Understanding Innovation book series (UNDINNO)

Abstract

The impact and sustainability of creative capacity building over time is examined using both neural and psychological approaches. Our research proposes a unique experimental design to test whether creativity can be acquired or learned by an individual over time and how this relates to cognition, behavior, and the brain. In this chapter, we review the background work that focuses on specific cognitive, behavioral, and neural processes that may contribute to creative capacity building. We summarize key components of our experimental design, overview its implementation, and preview early outcomes of intervention research as it relates to the creative capacity building.

Keywords

Fractional Anisotropy Diffusion Tensor Image Executive Functioning Default Mode Network Neural Correlate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Grace Hawthorne
    • 1
  • Eve Marie Quintin
    • 2
  • Manish Saggar
    • 2
  • Nick Bott
    • 2
  • Eliza Keinitz
    • 2
  • Ning Liu
    • 2
  • Yin Hsuan Chien
    • 3
  • Daniel Hong
    • 4
  • Adam Royalty
    • 1
  • Allan L. Reiss
    • 2
  1. 1.Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school)StanfordUSA
  2. 2.Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences ResearchStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pediatrics, Taipei City Hospital Zhong-Xing, Institute of Biomedical Electronics and BioinformaticsNational Taiwan UniversityTaipeiTaiwan
  4. 4.Institute of Biomedical EngineeringNational Taiwan UniversityTaipeiTaiwan

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