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David Eagleman on Why We're Wired to innovate

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  • Creativity
  • Social innovation

Watch David Eagleman, Neuroscientist at Stanford University, and Anthony Brandt, Composer and Associate Professor of Composition at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music, in our latest RSA Spotlight - the edits which take you straight to the heart of the event!

All the new innovations we're surrounded with have a history, but how do we manage to evolve these ideas? David Eagleman and Anthony Brandt explain our ability to innovate our most profound, mysterious and deeply human capacity, enables us to go out to re-make our world.

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  • Such a shame that school curricula tends to slowly dull innovation and reward “the one right answer.” It May make marking and assessment easier but it is a grave disservice to children. 

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