Your Creative Brain by Shelley Carson
Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life

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Research-based techniques that show everyone how to expand creativity and increase productivity


Harvard psychologist Shelley Carson?s provocative book, published in partnership with Harvard Health Publications, reveals why creativity isn't something only scientists, investors, artists, writers, and musicians enjoy; in fact, all of us use our creative brains every day at home, work and play.? Each of us has the ability to increase our mental functioning and creativity by learning to move flexibly among several brain states.


Explains seven brain states or "brainsets" and their functions as related to creativity, productivity, and innovation
Provides quizzes, exercises, and self-tests to activate each of these seven brainsets to unlock our maximum creativity

Your Creative Brain, called by critics a ?new classic? in the field of creativity, offers inspiring suggestions that can be applied in both one?s personal and professional life.

 

About Shelley Carson

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Shelley Carson, PhD, teaches, conducts research, and publishes on the topics of creativity, psychopathology, and resilience at Harvard University. Her work has been featured on the Discovery Channel, CNN, and NPR, and she has won multiple teaching awards for her popular course Creativity: Madmen, Geniuses, and Harvard Students. She also writes the Life as Art blog for Psychology Today and discusses current findings in creativity research on her Web site http://ShelleyCarson.com.
 
Published September 7, 2010 by Jossey-Bass. 384 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Science & Math, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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In my new book, Your Creative Brain, I present a number of ways you can transform negative emotion through creative work.

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“Creativity is the ability to combine and recombine bits of information — either from your store of memories and knowledge or from the outside environment — in novel, original, and useful ways,” said Shelley Carson, Ph.D, Harvard researcher and author of Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximi...

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