Where in the brain is creativity: a brief account of a wild-goose chase
作者: Arne Dietrich
作者单位: 1Department of Psychology, American University of Beirut, 1107-2020, Lebanon
刊名: Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 2019, Vol.27 , pp.36-39
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.cobeha.2018.09.001
原始语种摘要: The neuroscientific study of creativity is stuck and lost. Having perseverated on a paradigm — divergent thinking — that is theoretically incoherent, the field has neither produced intelligible data on the brain mechanisms of creativity nor developed alternative approaches to study the topic. This paper brings into sharp focus the three confounds — validity, false category formation, compound construct — that cripple this paradigm and shows how the use of in-vogue neuroscientific concepts — right brains, prefrontal cortex, default mode network, connectivity — might have contributed to the illusion of progress in the field. The paper concludes by putting forth five concrete steps towards a theoretical and conceptual restart: evolutionary algorithms, prediction system, dual-system view,...
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  • brief 简略
  • goose 
  • cripple 沼泽土
  • creativity 创新
  • forth 向前方
  • validity 有效
  • brain 
  • paradigm 范例
  • neither 两者都不
  • intelligible 可理解的