Creativity, Brain, and SelfSummer Course

Creativity, Brain, and Self
Major Discipline(s)
Neuroscience, Psychology
Location: Copenhagen
Session 1

How can we understand creativity in relation to brain functioning and the individual? Does our personality make a difference? What happens to creativity and the aging brain? This course explores creativity with reference to brain-related structures and functions, cognitive processes, and individual differences. You consider diverse forms of creativity within the domains of, e.g., the visual arts, music, and literature. You critically engage yourself in this topic by understanding the challenges of measuring creativity, from diverse approaches such as the neuroscientific, cognitive processing, and personality perspectives. Research informs application and future directions.