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By Allison B. Kaufman, James C. Kaufman

ISBN-10: 012800648X

ISBN-13: 9780128006481

Animal Creativity and Innovation explores theories and study on animal innovation and creativity, evaluating and contrasting it with concept and learn on human creativity and innovation. In doing so, it encompasses findings from psychology, biology, neuroscience, engineering, company, ecology, and schooling. The ebook contains examples of animal innovation in parrots, canine, marine mammals, bugs, and primates, exploring parallels from inventive play in young ones. The e-book defines creativity, differentiating it from play, and appears at evolutionary types and neurological constructs. The publication extra explores utilized points of animal innovation and creativity together with instrument use and staff dynamics, in addition to boundaries to creativity. the ultimate chapters inspect how inventive habit can be taught or educated. each one bankruptcy is by way of a observation for integration of techniques and concepts among animal and human examine, behavioral and cognitive study, and idea and remark in genuine life.

  • Compares idea and examine on animal and human creativity
  • Defines and differentiates creativity from play
  • Reviews utilized creativity in instrument use and social dynamics
  • Includes examples of animal creativity in a number of species

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Lewandowski believes that such mutual self-binding fosters creativity: sparrers learn how to take immediate advantage of minor changes in the other’s behavior, and to avoid their own minor changes in behavior that allow the sparring partner to take a shot. Chris and Hercules, like other social players, are mutually self-binding, in that Chris’s actions set up the constraints on possible actions of Hercules, and Hercules’ actions set up the constraints on possible actions of Chris. This description nicely fits the description of what goes on during play: each player is striving to satisfy his or her project within the confines of the other player striving to satisfy his or her project, and vice versa.

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