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New PNAS article by Beaty and colleagues gains media attention

Graduate Alum Dr. Roger Beaty (now a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University) and colleagues Dr. Paul Silvia, Dr. Michael Kane, and current graduate student Alex Christensen, together with collaborators at other institutions, have published landmark research that establishes unique brain connectivity in people who are creative. Specifically, the paper reports on three neural networks that have stronger connectivity among those who are creative as compared to less creative thinkers. Access the article abstract here.

Selected Media Coverage:


The Guardian

Pacific Standard Magazine



Big Think