Imagery, creativity, and emergent structure.

  title={Imagery, creativity, and emergent structure.},
  author={Ronald A. Finke},
  journal={Consciousness and cognition},
  volume={5 3},
Recent advances in the field of creative cognition have helped to reveal the cognitive structures and processes that are involved in creative thinking and imagination. This article begins by reviewing recent studies of creative imagery that have explored the emergent properties of mental images. The geneplore model of creative cognition, which describes how preinventive structures such as creative mental images are generated and interpreted, is then discussed. In discussing this model and its… CONTINUE READING

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