Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Creativity Journals, 12/2012

12/21/2012
Credit: Creativity Research Journal

1.) Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts: Click here to learn more: "Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts is devoted to promoting scholarship on how individuals participate in the creation and appreciation of artistic endeavor. To that end, we publish manuscripts presenting original research on aesthetic perception and on all facets of creative behavior, production, thought, and development.

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Creativity and Cognition, 12/2012

12/21/2012
Credit: TED author Tiffany Shlain

1.) "The Parallels between Our Highly Wired Minds and Networks: Q & A with TED author Tiffany Shlain": Click here to read: "Can we draw instructive parallels between the development of the human brain and the emergence of the electronic global ‘brain’ of the Internet? New research in neuroscience suggests that, yes, we can.

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Creativity and Mental Health, 12/2012

12/21/2012
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1.) "Creativity Tied To Mental Illnesses Like Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia in New Swedish Study" by LiveScience: Click here to read: "Last year, researchers at the Karolinska Institutet near Stockholm found that families with a history of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia were more likely to produce artists and scientists.

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Commemorating International Human Rights Day (continued) - Status report released

12/18/2012

As people around the world celebrated International Human Rights Day on December 10, the US Human Rights Network announced the release of a 2012 Human Rights Status Report on the United States.This year’s theme for International Human Rights Day was inclusion and the right to participate in public life, which aimed to highlight the rights of all people to be included in decision-making processes and participate in public life.

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The Universal Declaration of Human RIghts - 64 years in and as important as ever

12/16/2012

December 10 marked the 64th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which has become a universal standard for defending and promoting human rights. Each year, Human Rights Day presents an opportunity to celebrate human rights, highlight a specific issue, and advocate for the full enjoyment of human rights by all people.

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New report: An overview of the collaborative economy

12/13/2012

An interesting new report called Synthetic Overview of the Collaborative Economy explores new forms of collaborative production on the Internet with ramifications, no doubt, for the study of Social Transformation and Organizational Systems. As stated in the report's Introduction, two main agents of transformation guide this work. One is the emergence of community dynamics as an essential ingredient of doing business.

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Call for Papers, posters and demonstrations, 12/2012: ACM International Conference on Creativity and Cognition 2013

12/12/2012

ACM CREATIVITY AND COGNITION 2013

June 17-18, 2013
University of Technology, Sydney

Call for PAPERS, POSTERS and DEMONSTRATIONS

Call for GRADUATE STUDENT SYMPOSIUM

Deadlines Approaching:

December 17, 2012 for Papers and Posters
March 1, 2013 for Demos and Graduate Student Symposium

The University of Technology, Sydney will host the International Conference on Creativity and Cognition from the 17th to the 20th of June 2013. 

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Creativity and Education, 12/2012

12/10/2012
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1.) "LA Unified Makes Arts Education a Core Subject"by Tami Abdollah: Click here to read article"L.A.

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Creativity, Innovation and The Economy, 12/2012

12/10/2012

1.) Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the LA region, 2012: Click here to read report: "This is the first study to capture the monumental economic force of the creative industries in Southern California."        

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Creative Professional Online Sites, 12/2012

12/07/2012
From USA Projects and Fellows

USA Projects and Fellows: "We support the highest level of excellence in work created by America’s finest artists throughout all stages of their careers." Learn about artists' projects and fellowship possibilities.Click here to join

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