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Art, Mind, And Brain

A Cognitive Approach To Creativity

By Howard E. Gardner

About the Book

In a provocative discussion of the sources of human creativity, Gardner explores all aspects of the subject, from the young child's ability to learn a new song through Mozart's conceiving a complete symphony.

About the Author

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor in Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Among numerous honors, Gardner received a MacArthur Prize Fellowship in 1981. In 1990, he was the first American to receive the University of Louisville's Grawemeyer Award in education. In 2000, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.