Nurturing Creativity

MIT Media Lab April 19, 2016 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Elizabeth Rood, Ed.D.

In our increasingly complex world of disruption, innovation, and globalization, creativity has emerged as a fundamental skill that all children will need to thrive as adults. Fortunately, research demonstrates that creativity is built through experience; particular kinds of childhood activities wire our brains for creative thinking. In this session, Elizabeth Rood, Director of the Center for Childhood Creativity, will share practical findings from a recent paper on creativity development, highlighting information important to the design and positioning of products, services, and tools that will inspire the next generation to create!