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Flight from Wonder: An Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Albert Rothenberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199988792
eISBN:
9780190214159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988792.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Einstein said, “The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.” This is the first empirical investigation of scientific creativity based on research interviews ... More


The Patent System, Assistive Technologies, and the Developing World

Amy L. Landers

in Accessible Technology and the Developing World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198846413
eISBN:
9780191881572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846413.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Systems Analysis and Design

Although many assistive devices are created in advanced economies, the developing world has been responsible for numerous creative solutions. Despite this, according to the World Intellectual ... More


Introduction

Albert Rothenberg

in Flight from Wonder: An Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199988792
eISBN:
9780190214159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988792.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter begins with a discussion of the cognitive creative process of sep-con articulation and the meaning of the term articulation as a way to view creativity and scientific investigation as the ... More


Image and Reality: Kekule, Kopp, and the Scientific Imagination

Alan J. Rocke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226723327
eISBN:
9780226723358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723358.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nineteenth-century chemists were faced with a particular problem: how to depict the atoms and molecules that are beyond the direct reach of our bodily senses. In visualizing this microworld, these ... More


Artificial Electricity, the Spark, and the Nervous Fluid: Galvani’s Early Research on Muscular Motion

Marco Piccolino, Marco Bresadola, and Nicholas Wade

in Shocking Frogs: Galvani, Volta, and the Electric Origins of Neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199782161
eISBN:
9780199345182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782161.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Around 1780 Galvani started a series of experiments on muscular motion using electricity as a stimulating agent and the frogs as experimental animals. This chapter deals with Galvani’s experimental ... More


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