Creativity and the brain: Uncovering the neural signature of conceptual expansion

@article{Abraham2012CreativityAT,
  title={Creativity and the brain: Uncovering the neural signature of conceptual expansion},
  author={Anna Abraham and Karoline Pieritz and Kristin Thybusch and Barbara Rutter and Christiane Hermann},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={50},
  pages={1906-1917}
}
Neurophysiological studies of creativity thus far have not allowed for clear conclusions to be made regarding the specific neural underpinnings of such complex cognition due to overgeneralizations concerning the creativity construct, heterogeneity in the type of creativity tasks used, and the questionable efficacy of the employed comparison tasks. A novel experimental design was developed in the present fMRI study which rendered it possible to investigate a critical facet of creative cognition… CONTINUE READING
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