Monday, April 9, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Science: Jonah Lehrer: How Creativity Works

Great Hall; enter on 8th Avenue. $5.

Media Library, Science

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Forget muses and creative “types”; Jonah Lehrer says creativity isn’t one lucky gift, but a variety of thought processes we all can learn. Called “something of a popular science prodigy,” by The New York Times, the author of the bestsellers Proust Was A Neuroscientist and How We Decide and the new Imagine, explores the science of creativity—brainstorming meetings are a terrible idea, for example, and the color blue can double your creative output—to reveal the deep inventiveness of the human mind and its essential role in our increasingly complex world. Presented as part of Seattle Science Lectures, with Pacific Science Center and University Book Store. Series sponsored by Microsoft. Series media sponsorship provided by KPLU.

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4 Comments

  1. Posted March 15, 2012 at 5:12 pm | Permalink

    Excited. My favorite author/writer on Neuroscience.

  2. Posted April 9, 2012 at 1:58 pm | Permalink

    This is an event not to be missed if you are interested in creativity and innovation in the workplace; Jonah Lehrer speaks about his most recent book, Imagine. Attend!

  3. Nathan
    Posted April 9, 2012 at 4:47 pm | Permalink

    Is this event sold out?

    • sheila
      Posted April 9, 2012 at 4:50 pm | Permalink

      There are some tickets available at the door beginning at 6:30 pm. $5 cash or check only.

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