Unleashing creativity: The role of left temporoparietal regions in evaluating and inhibiting the generation of creative ideas.

@article{Mayseless2014UnleashingCT,
  title={Unleashing creativity: The role of left temporoparietal regions in evaluating and inhibiting the generation of creative ideas.},
  author={Naama Mayseless and Judith Aharon-Peretz and Simone G. Shamay-Tsoory},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={64},
  pages={157-68}
}
Human creativity is thought to entail two processes. One is idea generation, whereby ideas emerge in an associative manner, and the other is idea evaluation, whereby generated ideas are evaluated and screened. Thus far, neuroimaging studies have identified several brain regions as being involved in creativity, yet only a handful of studies have examined the neural basis underlying these two processes. We found that an individual with left temporoparietal hemorrhage who had no previous… CONTINUE READING