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By Allison B. Kaufman, James C. Kaufman

ISBN-10: 012800648X

ISBN-13: 9780128006481

Animal Creativity and Innovation explores theories and examine on animal innovation and creativity, evaluating and contrasting it with concept and study on human creativity and innovation. In doing so, it encompasses findings from psychology, biology, neuroscience, engineering, company, ecology, and schooling. The ebook comprises examples of animal innovation in parrots, canines, marine mammals, bugs, and primates, exploring parallels from inventive play in youngsters. The e-book defines creativity, differentiating it from play, and appears at evolutionary types and neurological constructs. The ebook additional explores utilized features of animal innovation and creativity together with device use and crew dynamics, in addition to limitations to creativity. the ultimate chapters check out how inventive habit might be taught or expert. each one bankruptcy is through a statement for integration of strategies and concepts among animal and human study, behavioral and cognitive examine, and thought and commentary in actual life.

  • Compares thought and learn on animal and human creativity
  • Defines and differentiates creativity from play
  • Reviews utilized creativity in software use and social dynamics
  • Includes examples of animal creativity in a number of species

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