The Internal Breeding-Ground of Creativity

  • Gudmund Smith
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 258)


This presentation will be more concerned with creativity than with cognition in the usual import of that word. I believe that we need a lot of creativity to fertilize cognitive psychology and make it the radical pioneer it should be, and often pretends to be, in the science of the mind It is only fitting, then, that I begin with some critical reflections.


Creative Process Creative Functioning Creativity Research Divergent Thinking Classical Creativity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gudmund Smith
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyLund UniversitySweden

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