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Beautiful Minds

The Controlled Chaos of Creativity


Fifty years ago, Sarnoff Mednick defined the process of creative thinking as “the forming of associative elements into new combinations which either meet specific requirements or are in some way useful. The more mutually remote the elements of the new combination, the more creative the process or solution.” Mednick argued that creative people have flat associative [...]

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guest blog post

This week I had the privilege of writing a couple of articles for the guest blog of Scientific American, on whether animals remember past events in their lives, and how we go about testing it. You can read them here, and here. Photo: Time Imprisonment: Carlos Henrique Reinesch

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