The Creativity Crisis: Reinventing Science to Unleash Possibility

The Creativity Crisis: Reinventing Science to Unleash Possibility

by Roberta Ness


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ISBN-13: 9780199375387
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/30/2014
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Roberta Ness is an internationally renowned physician-scientist and author of 350 scientific papers and books. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine, National Academies of Science; a Fellow of the American College of Physicians as well as the American College of Epidemiology; and a frequent advisor to the National Institutes of Health, National Academies of Science, Department of Defense, and Centers for Disease Control. She is past President of the American College of Epidemiology and of the American Epidemiology Society. Her Board memberships include the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Dr. Ness has received many awards and honors including a White House appointment to the Board of the Mickey Leland Center; Laureate award from the American College of Physicians; Leadership Award from the Family Health Council; and receipt of the Snow Award, one the most prestigious lifetime achievement awards in her profession. She is Dean of the University of Texas School of Public Health and the University of Texas-Houston Vice President for Innovation.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Yin and Yang
Chapter 2: Creation and Caution in Three Acts
Chapter 3: Which Should we Clamor for: Transistors or Smart Phones?
Chapter 4: Stanford's Golden Egg
Chapter 5: Is it all about Getting Rich?
Chapter 6: Reinventing Meandering Exploration
Chapter 7: Everyone Wins when the Genius Gets the Girl
Chapter 8: The Good Fight in the Public Square
Chapter 9: Find Piece of Mind in the Crowd
Chapter 10: Reinventing the Power of the Group
Chapter 11: The Perilous End of Science's Barrel 1
Chapter 12: Encouraging
Chapter 13: Creativity and Malevolence
Chapter 14: Reinventing Freedom
Chapter 15: In Opening
Chapter 16: Just Do It


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