“It seems to me that teaching people to not be so upset with uncertainty would be part of the craft of curiosity.”
~ Matt Cronin
Are some people just born more creative than the rest of us? Absolutely not says George Mason University professor Matthew Cronin — but true “creatives” work hard to hone their craft, and curiosity turns out to play an important role. It’s all about the process…
The episode has been refreshed, March 2023.
And here’s the “Curiosity to Go” feature segment I created for WERA when the show first aired in July 2018. These are fun segments to make. I get to reflect on the current show as well as some other episode and connect them in some fashion. Just me, out here connecting the curiosity dots…
Matthew Cronin & Jeffrey Loewenstein’s book The Craft of Creativity
Matthew Cronin & Jeffery Loewenstein on Creativity: Think Gourmet Meals, Not Magic Moments
Jeff Loewenstein’s online course on Creativity
Theme and other music by Sean Balick.
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