- The Creativity Packet
The approach of this web site is three-fold: In education the emphasis is on the visual; in business, the emphasis is on identifying the occultly creative in your midst; the third part introduces a variety of creative accoplishments.
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- The Origin and Evolution of Culture and Creativity
Like the information patterns that evolve through biological processes, mental representations, or memes, evolve through adaptive exploration and transformation of an information space through variation, selection, and transmission. Since unlike genes, memes do not come packaged with instructions for their replication, our brains do it for them, strategically, guided by a fitness landscape that reflects both internal drives and a worldview that is continually updated through meme assimilation. This paper presents a model for how an individual becomes a meme-evolving agent via the emergence of an autocatalytic network of sparse, distributed memories, and discusses implications for complex, creative thought processes and why they are unique to humans.
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