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By Allison B. Kaufman, James C. Kaufman

ISBN-10: 012800648X

ISBN-13: 9780128006481

Animal Creativity and Innovation explores theories and learn on animal innovation and creativity, evaluating and contrasting it with thought and learn on human creativity and innovation. In doing so, it encompasses findings from psychology, biology, neuroscience, engineering, company, ecology, and schooling. The booklet contains examples of animal innovation in parrots, canine, marine mammals, bugs, and primates, exploring parallels from artistic play in youngsters. The ebook defines creativity, differentiating it from play, and appears at evolutionary versions and neurological constructs. The publication 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 proficient. every one bankruptcy is via a observation for integration of techniques and ideas among animal and human examine, behavioral and cognitive study, and conception and commentary in genuine 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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Instrumental intimacy is a type of exchange between dyads of the group denoted by trust, mutual support, and free transfer of ideas, resulting from deep knowledge of one another acquired through long and persistent interaction” (Corte, 2013, p. 27). Both Chris and Hercules know what the other is likely to do because they have played with each other a lot, and everything each one does is open to the other. The “norm of escalating reciprocity” is “the dynamic that pushes members to both match and exceed each other’s work, ultimately increasing the quality of the work done by the group as a whole” (p.

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