Toward a Theory of Creative Inklings

Gabora, Liane M. (2000) Toward a Theory of Creative Inklings. [Book Chapter]

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It is perhaps not so baffling that we have the ability to develop, refine, and manifest a creative idea, once it has been conceived. But what sort of a system could spawn the initial seed of creativity from which an idea grows? This paper looks at how the mind is structured in such a way that we can experience a glimmer of insight or inkling of artistic inspiration.

Item Type:Book Chapter
Keywords:creativity, creative idea, insight, inspiration, inkling, distributed memory, contextuality, crosstalk, activation function, memory, content addressable, contextuality, abstraction, contextuality, collapse, conceptual network, experience, features, subliminal impressions, associative hierarchies, dance, novelty, linkage, mental set, reality
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:2105
Deposited By: Gabora, Dr. Liane
Deposited On:24 Feb 2002
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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