SMW: October 2017 Archives

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Ideal Elite College Students: "Excellent Sheep"

"Everybody - administrators, admissions officers, faculty and students - knows that the pressures of the resume race are out of control." Read more
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Video: What is the link between "design-thinking" and creativity?

Creative Confidence: Must-Watch Interview on Charlie Rose Read more
Indeed, knowledge that one will be judged on some criterion of "creativeness" or "originality" tends to narrow the scope of what one can produce (leading to products that are then judged as relatively conventional); in contrast, the absence of an evaluation seems to liberate creativity.
Howard Gardner, Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School,from Creating Minds: An Anatomy of Creativity as Seen Through the Lives of Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Gandhi
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