21 August 2013

Mental Agility and Creative Thinking

For the week of August 25th, 2013

Have you ever admired a friend or co-worker’s creative abilities? Is it something they were born with, our can creativity be learned and nurtured? Do you wish that you could improve your own imaginative and innovative skills? This week on Access Minnesota, University of Minnesota Cognitive Neurologist Wilma Koutstaal shares her research on the creative mind, and how agile thinking can bring more originality and innovation to our daily lives.

  • Guest: Wilma Koutstaal, Cognitive Neuroscientist and Psychology professor at the University of Minnesota, Author of “The Agile Mind”
  • Issues: Systems of cognition and thinking; How our environment affects thoughts and ideas; Landmark studies revealing how our minds work; How we can improve mental agility and creativity

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