The AHA! Experience: Creativity Through Emergent Binding in Neural Networks

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Many kinds of creativity result from combination of mental representations. This paper provides a computational account of how creative thinking can arise from combining neural patterns into ones that are potentially novel and useful. We defend the hypothesis that such combinations arise from mechanisms that bind together neural activity by a process of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2010.01142.x

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@article{Thagard2011TheAE, title={The AHA! Experience: Creativity Through Emergent Binding in Neural Networks}, author={Paul Thagard and Terrence C. Stewart}, journal={Cognitive science}, year={2011}, volume={35 1}, pages={1-33} }