This report summarizes themes and trends emerging from psychological and neurobiological studies of creativity. It explores models for trans-disciplinary research collaborations and it foregrounds artistic creation as a process worthy of more rigorous study. Based on a two-day workshop held in Santa Fe, New Mexico in July 2014, the report also discusses the urgency of such research for broader societal gains. 43 pp.
Salzburg Global Seminar: The Neuroscience of Art: What are The Sources of Creativity and Innovation? (2015)
NEA Interagency Task Force on the Arts & Human Development: 3 public webinars on creativity research (2013-2014)
What is creativity?
Psychological research on creativity
Art's impact on student achievement
Neuroeducation: Learning, Arts, and the Brain: Findings and Challenges for Educators and Researchers from the 2009 Johns Hopkins University Summit
Learning, Arts, and the Brain: The Dana Consortium Report on Arts and Cognition (2008)
National Science Foundation: Arts, Creativity, and Learning, June 11-13, 2008 (Final Workshop Report)