The Neuroscience Behind Creativity and How to Harness It

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David Eagleman poses for a portrait. (Photo: Mark Clark)

What sets humans apart from other intelligent species is the ability to adapt and create. Stanford neuroscientist David Eagleman and composer Anthony Brandt's new book, "The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World," delves into the human mind and how it produces everything from modems to modern art. Eagleman and Brandt join us in studio to discuss creativity and why individuals and organizations should incorporate it into their daily lives.

Guests:
David Eagleman,
neuroscientist; co-author, "The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World"

Anthony Brandt, composer; professor, Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music; co-author, The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World

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