November 8, 2011

EP. 28 — Creativity

Paul F. Tompkins is remarkably dapper, hilarious, and creative. If you’d like to be more like him you can buy a nice suit and write some good jokes, but can you teach yourself how to be creative? Today on Professor Blastoff we discuss the neurological phenomenon of creativity and how it controls us (as well as how we can control it). I’m sorry this description wasn’t more creative. I really dropped the thematic ball this time.

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