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Society Functions Best with an Intermediate Level of Creativity

@article{Gabora2012SocietyFB,
  title={Society Functions Best with an Intermediate Level of Creativity},
  author={Liane Gabora and Hadi Firouzi},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2012},
  volume={abs/1310.4753}
}
In a society, a proportion of the individuals can benefit from creativity without being creative themselves by copying the creators. This paper uses an agent-based model of cultural evolution to investigate how society is affected by different levels of individual creativity. We performed a time series analysis of the mean fitness of ideas across the artificial society varying both the percentage of creators, C, and how creative they are, p using two discounting methods. Both analyses revealed… 

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