The productive mind: Creativity as a source of abstract mental representations

Mark Fedyk, Fei Xu

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Abstract

Explanations of how the brain makes successful predictions should refer to abstracta. But, the mind/brain system is for more than prediction alone. Creativity also plays an important role in supply the mind/brain system with abstracta that serve a number of valuable ends over and above prediction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere131
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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