Phil/Psych 447: Creativity

Further readings

This is the amalgamated bibliography from my forthcoming article and my new grant proposal on creativity.

Anderson, J. R. (1993). Rules of the mind. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
Asheim, B. T., & Gertler, M. S. (2005). The geography of innovation:  Regional innovation systems. In J. Fagerberg, D. C. Mowery & R. R. Nelson (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of innovation (pp. 291-317). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Barsalou, L. W., Simmons, W. K., Barbey, A. K., & Wilson, C. D. (2003). Grounding conceptual knowledge in modality-specific systems. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 7, 84-91.
Bechtel, W. (2008). Mental mechanisms:  Philosophical perspectives on cognitive neuroscience. New York: Routledge.
Boden, M. (2004). The creative mind:  Myths and mechanisms (2nd ed.). London: Routledge.
Bowden, E. M., & Jung-Beeman, M. (2003). Aha!  Insight experience correlates with solution activation in the right hemisphere. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 2003(10), 730-737.
Bridewell, W., Langley, P., Todorovski, L., & Dzeroski, S. (2008). Inductive process modeling. Machine learning, 71, 1-32.
Bunge, M. (2003). Emergence and convergence:  Qualitative novelty and the unity of knowledge. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Chandrasekharan, S. (2009?). Builiding to discovery:  A common coding model. Cognitive Science, 33, 1059-1086.
Churchland, P. S., & Sejnowski, T. (1992). The computational brain. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Costello, F. J., & Keane, M. T. (2000). Efficient creativity:  constraint-guided conceptual combination. Cognitive Science, 24, 299-349.
Craver, C. F. (2007). Explaining the brain. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Craver, C. F., & Bechtel, W. (2007). Top-down causation without top-down causes. Biology and Philosophy, 22, 547-663.
Crick, F. (1994). The astonishing hypothesis:  The scientific search for the soul. London: Simon and Schuster.
Damasio, A. R. (1994). Descartes' error. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.
Dasgupta, S. (1996). Technology and creativity. New York: Oxford University Press.
Dayan, P., & Abbott, L. F. (2001). Theoretical neuroscience:   Computational and mathematical modeling of neural systems. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Dunbar, K. (1997). How scientists think:  On-line creativity and conceptual change in science. In T. B. Ward, S. M. Smith & J. Vaid (Eds.), Creative thought:  An investigation of conceptual structures and processes (pp. 461-493). Washington: American Psychological Association.
Eliasmith, C. (2004). Learning context sensitive logical inference in a neurobiological simulation. In S. Levy & R. Gayler (Eds.), Compositional connectionism in cognitive science (pp. 17-20). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.
Eliasmith, C. (2005). Cognition with neurons:  A large-scale, biologically realistic model of the Wason task. In B. Bara, L. Barasalou & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the XXVII Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 624-629). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Eliasmith, C., & Anderson, C. H. (2003). Neural engineering: Computation, representation and dynamics in neurobiological systems. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Eliasmith, C., & Stewart, T. C. (forthcoming). A new biologically implemented cognitive architecture. unpublished manuscript, University of Waterloo Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience.
Eliasmith, C., & Thagard, P. (2001). Integrating structure and meaning:  A distributed model of analogical mapping. Cognitive Science, 25, 245-286.
Engel, A. K., Fries, P., König, P., Brecht, M., & Singer, W. (1999). Temporal binding, binocular rivalry, and consciousness. Consciousness and Cognition, 8, 128-151.
Fauconnier, G., & Turner, M. (2002). The way we think. New York: Basic Books.
Feynman, R. (1999). The pleasure of finding things out. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books.
Finke, R., Ward, T. B., & Smith, S. M. (1992). Creative cognition:  Theory, research and applications. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press/Bradford Books.
Gentner, D., Brem, S., Ferguson, R., Wolff, P., Markman, A. B., & Forbus, K. (1997). Analogy and creativity in the works of Johannes Kepler. In T. B. Ward, S. M. Smith & J. Vaid (Eds.), Creative thought:  An investigation of conceptual structures and processes (pp. 403-459). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Georgopoulos, A. P., Schwartz, A. B., & Kettner, R. E. (1986). Neuronal population coding of movement direction. Science, 233(4771), 1416-1419.
Grandjean, D., Sander, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2008). Conscious emotional experience emerges as a function of multilevel, appraisal-driven response synchronization. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 484-495.
Hebb, D. O. (1949). The organization of behavior. New York: Wiley.
Hebb, D. O. (1980). Essay on mind. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Hofstadter, D. (1995). Fluid concepts and creative analogies:  Computer models of the fundamental mechanisms of thought. New York: Basic Books.
Holland, J. H., Holyoak, K. J., Nisbett, R. E., & Thagard, P. R. (1986). Induction:  Processes of inference, learning, and discovery. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press/Bradford Books.
Holmes, F. (1989). Antoine Lavoisier and Hans Krebs:  Two styles of scientific creativity. In D. Wallace & H. Gruber (Eds.), Creative people at work (pp. 44-68). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Holyoak, K. J., & Thagard, P. (1995). Mental leaps:  Analogy in creative thought. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press/Bradford Books.
Holyoak, K. J., & Thagard, P. (1997). The analogical mind. American Psychologist, 52, 35-44.
Hopfield, J. (1999). Odor space and olfactory processing: Collective algorithms and neural implementation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 96, 12506-12511.
Jacob, F. (1988). The statue within (F. Philip, Trans.). New York: Basic Books.
James, W. (1884). What is an emotion? Mind, 9, 188-205.
Koestler, A. (1967). The act of creation. New York: Dell.
Kounios, J., & Beeman, M. (2009). The Aha! moment:  The cognitive neuroscience of insight. Current directions in psychological science, 18, 210-216.
Koza, J. R. (1992). Genetic programming. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Kunda, Z., Miller, D., & Claire, T. (1990). Combining social concepts:  The role of causal reasoning. Cognitive Science, 14, 551-577.
Laird, J., Rosenbloom, P., & Newell, A. (1986). Chunking in Soar:  The anatomy of a general learning mechanism. Machine Learning  1 11-46.
Langley, P., & Jones, R. (1988). A computational model of scientific insight. In R. Sternberg (Ed.), The nature of creativity:  Contemporary psychological perspectives. (pp. 177-201). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Langley, P., Simon, H., Bradshaw, G., & Zytkow, J. (1987). Scientific discovery. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press/Bradford Books.
Lenat, D., & Brown, J. S. (1984). Why AM and Eurisko appear to work. Artificial Intelligence, 23, 269-294.
Magnani, L. (2001). Abduction, reason, and science: Processes of discovery and explanation. New York: Kluwer/Plenum.
Magnani, L., Nersessian, P., & Thagard, P. (Eds.). (1999). Model-based reasoning in scientific discovery. New York: Kluwer/Plenum.
McCauley, R. N., & Bechtel, W. (2001). Explanatory pluralism and the heuristic identity theory. Theory & Psychology, 11, 736-760.
Medin, D., & Shoben, E. (1988). Context and structure in conceptual combination. Cognitive Psychology, 20, 158-190.
Mednick, S. A. (1962). The associate basis of the creative process. Psychological Review, 69, 220-232.
Minsky, M. (1974). A framework for representing knowledge: MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
Mumford, M. D. (2002). Social innovation: Ten cases from Benjamin Franklin. Creativity research journal, 14, 253-266.
Nersessian, N. (2008). Creating scientific concepts. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Nickles, T. (Ed.). (1980). Scientific discovery, logic, and rationality. Dordrecht: Reidel.
Pereira, F. C. (2007). Creativity and artificial intelligence. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Plate, T. (2003). Holographic reduced representations. Stanford: CSLI.
Prinz, J. (2004). Gut reactions:  A perceptual theory of emotion. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Rumelhart, D. E., & McClelland, J. L. (Eds.). (1986). Parallel distributed processing:  Explorations in the microstructure of cognition. Cambridge MA: MIT Press/Bradford Books.
Sahdra, B., & Thagard, P. (2003). Procedural knowledge in molecular biology. Philosophical Psychology, 16, 477-498.
Salinas, E., & Abbott, L. F. (1994). Vector reconstruction from firing rates. Journal of Computational Neuroscience, 1, 89-107.
Saunders, D., & Thagard, P. (2005). Creativity in computer science. In J. C. Kaufman & J. Baer (Eds.), Creativity across domains:  Faces of the muse (pp. 153-167). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Simon, H. (1962). The architecture of complexity. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 106, 467-482.
Smith, E., & Osherson, D. (1984). Conceptual combination with prototype concepts. Cognitive SciencefR  fI, 8, 337-361.
Smith, E. E., & Kosslyn, S. M. (2007). Cognitive psychology:  Mind and brain. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
Smolensky, P. (1990). Tensor product variable binding and the representation of symbolic structures in connectionist systems. Artificial Intelligence, 46, 159-217.
Sternberg, R. J. (2003). Wisdom, intelligence, and creativity synthesized. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Stewart, T. C., & Eliasmith, C. (2009). Compositionality and biologically plausible models. In W. Hinzen, E. Machery & M. Werning (Eds.), Oxford handbook of compositionality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Subranamiam, K., Kounios, J., Parrish, T. B., & Jung-Beeman, M. (2009). A brain mechanism for facilitation of insight by positive affect. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21, 415-432.
Sulloway, F. J. (1996). Born to rebel:  Birth order, family dynamics, and creative lives (1st ed.). New York: Pantheon Books.
Sweeny, A. (2009). BlackBerry planet. Missisaugua, ON: Wiley.
Thagard, P. (1988). Computational philosophy of science. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Thagard, P. (1997). Coherent and creative conceptual combinations. In T. B. Ward, S. M. Smith & J. Viad (Eds.), Creative thought:  An investigation of conceptual structures and processes (pp. 129-141). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association.
Thagard, P. (1999). How scientists explain disease. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Thagard, P. (2000). Coherence in thought and action. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.
Thagard, P. (2003). Pathways to biomedical discovery. Philosophy of Science, 70, 235-254.
Thagard, P. (2006a). Hot thought:  Mechanisms and applications of emotional cognition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Thagard, P. (2006b). How to collaborate:  Procedural knowledge in the cooperative development of science. Southern Journal of Philosophy, 44(177-196).
Thagard, P. (2009). Why cognitive science needs philosophy and vice versa. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1, 237-254.
Thagard, P. (2010). The brain and the meaning of life. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Thagard, P. (forthcoming). Who are you?  The self as a system of multilevel interacting mechanisms. unpublished manuscript - University of Waterloo.
Thagard, P., & Aubie, B. (2008). Emotional consciousness:   A neural  model of how cognitive appraisal and somatic perception interact to produce qualitative experience. Consciousness and  Cognition, 17, 811-834.
Treisman, A. (1996). The bindng problem. Current opinion in neurobiology, 6(171-178).
Ward, T. B., Smith, S. M., & Vaid, J. (Eds.). (1997). Creative thought:  An investigation of conceptual structures and processes. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Watson, J. D. (1969). The double helix. New York: New American Library.
Werning, M., & Maye, A. (2007). The cortical implementation of complex attribute and substance concepts:  Synchrony, frames, and hierarchical binding. Chaos and complexity letters, 2, 435-452.
Wimsatt, W. C. (2007). Re-engineering philosophy for limited beings. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Wisniewski, E. J. (1997). Conceptual combination:  Possibilities and esthetics. In T. B. Ward, S. M. Smith & J. Viad (Eds.), Conceptual structures and processes:  Emergence, discovery, and change (pp. 51-81). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association.
Wolpert, L., & Richards, A. (1997). Passionate minds:  The inner world of scientists. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Wu, L. L., & Barsalou, L. W. (2009). Perceptual simulation in conceptual combination:  Evidence from property generation. Acta Psychological, ADD.


Phil/Psych 447

Paul Thagard

Computational Epistemology Laboratory.

This page updated Sept. 21, 2009