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By Allison B. Kaufman, James C. Kaufman

ISBN-10: 012800648X

ISBN-13: 9780128006481

Animal Creativity and Innovation explores theories and study on animal innovation and creativity, evaluating and contrasting it with thought and study on human creativity and innovation. In doing so, it encompasses findings from psychology, biology, neuroscience, engineering, enterprise, ecology, and schooling. The e-book comprises examples of animal innovation in parrots, canine, marine mammals, bugs, and primates, exploring parallels from artistic play in kids. The e-book defines creativity, differentiating it from play, and appears at evolutionary types and neurological constructs. The publication additional explores utilized features of animal innovation and creativity together with software use and staff dynamics, in addition to obstacles to creativity. the ultimate chapters check out how inventive habit can be taught or expert. every one bankruptcy is through a observation for integration of recommendations and concepts among animal and human learn, behavioral and cognitive examine, and idea and statement in genuine life.

  • Compares concept and learn on animal and human creativity
  • Defines and differentiates creativity from play
  • Reviews utilized creativity in device use and social dynamics
  • Includes examples of animal creativity in a number of species

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An orangutan once threw a play object toward his partner but in such a way that it returned to the orangutan during an elaborate game of keep-away (Miles, Mitchell, & Harper, 1996, p. 292). Chris and other humans may have an edge over nonhuman animals in fakeout skills through greater cognitive and neural complexity, but until we examine animal play in detail, we cannot be sure what they can accomplish. Each player’s fakeouts derived from wanting to beat the other player while introducing an element of risk that he would not beat the other player.

2006a). Grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) numerical abilities: Addition and further experiments on a zero-like concept. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 120, 1À11. Pepperberg, I. M. (2006b). Ordinality and inferential abilities of a Grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 120, 205À216. I. EVIDENCES OF CREATIVITY 24 1. GREY PARROT CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION Pepperberg, I. M. (2007). Grey parrots do not always “parrot”: Roles of imitation and phonological awareness in the creation of new labels from existing vocalizations.

Mead (1934/1974, p. 86) described mutually interactive actions without language as a “conversation of gestures” and hence a dialogue, Mechling (1989) recognized routine activities shared between humans and animals as folk traditions, and a literalist objection that only humans can have occupational goals, while perhaps accurate, denies the gist of Farrell’s idea: that the collaborators are I. EVIDENCES OF CREATIVITY INTRODUCTION 37 working together while developing their own work. That dog and human share a “common” vision is evident in that both want to engage in play activities.

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