%A Liane M. Gabora %J Art, Technology, and Consciousness %T Toward a Theory of Creative Inklings %X 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. %K 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 %P 159--164 %E Roy Ascott %D 2000 %I Intellect Press, Oxford England %L cogprints2105