The Creative Brain across Time and Cultures
What did genius look like 5,000 years ago? How are new tools reshaping our brain, and subsequently our concept of intelligence? What effect is the alway-on, multitasking era having on our creative processes? Director Julie Taymor and neuroscientists Rex Jung and Douglas Fields wrestle with the notions of genius over time and the possible effects of new technology on attention and creativity.
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This program is part of The Big Idea Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation.
Recorded June 2011; Posted July 2011