Daily Archives: January 13, 2014

Hemingway’s Brain: Creativity: Nature or Nurture?



The argument has continued for hundreds of years. Is creativity inborn or learned? Or a bit of both? Same can be asked about intelligence, musical talent, math wizardry, and just about every other human skill. 

Kenneth Heilman and his colleagues at Cornell University believe they have nudged nearer the answer. It’s called visual-spatial divergent thinking. Big words meaning, more or less, thinking outside the box. Interesting research and an even more interesting concept. 


Brain Graphic 


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