19 Sep '15, 3pm

Howard Gardner, neoteny, and creativity. #bwstoa #bwisoh #howardgardner #creativity #neoteny #beginnersmind

Howard Gardner, neoteny, and creativity. #bwstoa #bwisoh #howardgardner #creativity #neoteny #beginnersmind

I think what I said earlier, to break away from ways of thinking gets really hard. And so obviously here’s where your own biology is important. I always said pick your grandparents carefully. To remain creative, I’m trying to use all sorts of techniques to help that along. I’m working now on the issue of new digital media, which I have no intuition for it, almost no knowledge. But I went into it for three reasons. One, I could get some money, and that’s not immaterial, but it’s not the major reason. Number two was I knew I couldn’t just circulate my old ideas. And everybody who works with me is half my age. I’m sitting here reading something called Intentions of Identity in a Networked Era. What does identity mean in a time of Facebook? It’s not a question I could have asked, even though I studied with Erikson a few years ago and he was doing identity. And you just see it ...

Full article: http://middlemojo.com/2011/04/how-does-howard-gardner-spe...

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