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26%OFFTemple, Christine - Picasso's Brain: The basis of creative genius - 9781780334288 - V9781780334288
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Picasso's Brain: The basis of creative genius

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Description for Picasso's Brain: The basis of creative genius Paperback. A fascinating study of the factors that contribute to creative genius from an eminent neuropsychologist, using Pablo Picasso as our case study Num Pages: 288 pages, tbc. BIC Classification: PSAN; VSP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 235 x 22. Weight in Grams: 412.
Where does creativity come from? Why are some people more creative than others? Eminent neuropsychologist Christine Temple navigates a wide range of factors from the hard science (visual memory, spatial ability, brain functions) to the environmental (the 'mad genius' myth, and Gladwell's 10,000 hours of practice) in her study of what contributes to creativity. Using Pablo Picasso as her model of a creative genius, she weighs up each theory as it applies to Picasso and shows how his own creativity came from a combination of many factors. In this book, she looks at Picasso's playful ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Constable
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781780334288
SKU
V9781780334288
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About Temple, Christine
Christine Temple was a respected neuroscientist, who had worked at Oxford, London and was the Founding Professor and first Head of the Department of Psychology at Essex University. At 33, she was the youngest-ever holder of a UK Chair in Psychology. She was instrumental in the emergence of the field of developmental cognitive neuropsychology, and had published widely. More recently, ... Read more

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