Hemispheric connectivity and the visual–spatial divergent-thinking component of creativity

@article{Moore2009HemisphericCA,
  title={Hemispheric connectivity and the visual–spatial divergent-thinking component of creativity},
  author={Dana W. Moore and Rafeeque A. Bhadelia and Rebecca L. Billings and Carl Fulwiler and David A. Gansler},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2009},
  volume={70},
  pages={267-272}
}
BACKGROUND/HYPOTHESIS Divergent thinking is an important measurable component of creativity. This study tested the postulate that divergent thinking depends on large distributed inter- and intra-hemispheric networks. Although preliminary evidence supports increased brain connectivity during divergent thinking, the neural correlates of this characteristic have not been entirely specified. It was predicted that visuospatial divergent thinking would correlate with right hemisphere white matter… CONTINUE READING

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