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  1. Creativity and Mental Illness. Past Podcasts | Podcasts | CBC Radio

    There have been plenty of artists who exhibited signs of mental illness over the years. Vincent Van Gogh, Sylvia Plath, Janis Joplin. But despite the archetype of the mad artist, the connection between creativity and mental health is very much up for debate.

    http://www.cbc.ca/podcasting/pastpodcasts.html#ref8

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  2. where good ideas come from

    People often credit their ideas to individual "Eureka!" moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His fascinating tour takes us from the "liquid networks" of London’s coffee houses to Charles Darwin’s long, slow hunch to today’s high-velocity web.

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  3. Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Lectures on … | Mind | Exploratorium TV

    Join Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, an authority on positive psychology and flow, for a lecture on creativity. Dr. Csikszentmihalyi reviews the common traits of creative people and describe the environments that foster innovation.

    http://www.exploratorium.edu/tv/index.php?project=58&program=822

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  4. Daniel Pink - How half your brain can save your job

    Author Dan Pink talks about the ideas in his book, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. He argues that the skills of the right side of the brain—skills such as creativity, empathy, contextual thinking and big picture thinking—are going to become increasingly important as a response to competition from low-wage workers overseas and our growing standard of living.

    http://www.econtalk.org/archives/_featuring/dan_pink/

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  5. Daniel Pink - Drive

    Daniel Pink, author of Drive, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about drive, motivation, compensation, and incentives. Pink discusses the implications of using monetary rewards as compensation in business and in education. Much of the conversation focuses on the research underlying the book, Drive, research from behavioral psychology that challenges traditional claims by economists on the power of monetary and other types of incentive. The last part of the conversation turns toward education and the role of incentives in motivating or demotivating

    http://www.econtalk.org/archives/_featuring/dan_pink/

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  6. KQED Forum: Daniel Pink

    For years, Daniel Pink has been investigating the intersection of science and business. His last book championed the role of creativity and ‘right-brain’ thinkers in the business world. He joins us to discuss his new book, "Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us." Pink’s previous books include "A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future."

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  7. Sir Ken Robinson - Changing Paradigms (RSA Edge Lecture)

    From http://www.thersa.org/events/audio-and-past-events/2008/rsa-edge-lecture-with-sir-ken-robinson

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  8. 21st Century Skills

    The 21st Century Skills Movement seeks to reform education to better prepare students for success in the modern workplace. Those skills include creativity, innovation, critical thinking, communication and collaboration. We’ll talk to some Silicon Valley veterans who are working to help students attain these skills. And we’ll find out why the movement has encountered opposition from some education leaders, who favor an emphasis on core content and knowledge.

    Guests: - Bernie Trilling, author of "21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times" and former global director of the Oracle Education Foundation - Gregg Witkin, digital media arts teacher at Boynton High School in Campbell - Miguel Salinas, senior manager of Adobe Youth Voices — a global philanthropic initiative that empowers youth from under-served communities with digital media tools so they can comment on their world and share ideas - Randy Nelson, head of artistic development and training at DreamWorks Animation and former dean of Pixar University

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  9. Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

    "Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity."

    A very funny and thought-provoking talk. All parents should listen!

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