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Can creativity be trained? Music and the brain

Creativity is defined by novelty and meaningfullness and the creative production involves the generation of new possibilities as well as the selection and combination of previously produced ones. Several areas in the brain have been related with creativity: dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, the anterior cingulate cortex, the presupplementary motor area, and the inferior frontal gyrus (see […]

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The creative brain: “the imagination network”

Cognitive neuroscientists are investigating what happens in the brain during the creative process. Conventional notions about creativity were based on the differences between the right and left brain. The left brain was considered to be responsible for realistic, practical, analytical and logical functions whereas the right brain was supposed to be involved in creativity and […]

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