RICHARD FLORIDA, The Atlantic Cities
The human imagination is a bewildering process. How the brain comes up with great ideas is mysteriously complex.
Lehrer recently took some time to chat withAtlantic Cities and expand on his ideas concerning the nexus of creativity and cities.
You title your chapter on cities “Urban Friction”and you go on to talk about the pioneering work of Geoffrey West, Luis Bettencourt, and their colleagues at the Santa Fe Institute on “urban metabolism.” How is it that cities come to stimulate and enhance our creativity abilities?
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