Can a Neural System Geared to Bring About Rapid, Predictive, and Efficient Function Explain Creativity?

@article{Abraham2007CanAN,
  title={Can a Neural System Geared to Bring About Rapid, Predictive, and Efficient Function Explain Creativity?},
  author={Anna Abraham},
  journal={Creativity Research Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={19 - 24}
}
  • A. Abraham
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Psychology
  • Creativity Research Journal
Abstract Vandervert, Schimpf, and Liu (this issue) have presented a cerebellar model of creativity in the featured article by relating their ideas to processes of working memory in relation to the cerebellum as well as by generalizing the motor control role of the cerebellum to extend to non-motor facets of cognition. In the present article, I discuss the weaknesses of their approach at different levels, ranging from the inadequate definition of the construct under study and the lack of… 
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