Frontopolar activity and connectivity support dynamic conscious augmentation of creative state.

  title={Frontopolar activity and connectivity support dynamic conscious augmentation of creative state.},
  author={Adam E. Green and Michael S. Cohen and Hillary A. Raab and Christopher G Yedibalian and Jeremy R. Gray},
  journal={Human brain mapping},
  volume={36 3},
No ability is more valued in the modern innovation-fueled economy than thinking creatively on demand, and the "thinking cap" capacity to augment state creativity (i.e., to try and succeed at thinking more creatively) is of broad importance for education and a rich mental life. Although brain-based creativity research has focused on static individual differences in trait creativity, less is known about changes in creative state within an individual. How does the brain augment state creativity… CONTINUE READING
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