Expect to write a short paragraph (several sentences) in answer to each question. Answers will be graded on accuracy, and also on thoroughness. Be specific and give details.
What are some ways that fear affects us?
How can understanding fear help us have a more creative mind?
What are some ways we can diminish the impact of fear?
What are the main ideas of the chapter Morphogenesis?
What was the point of Charlie Chaplin’s critique of “Modern Times” and how does it relate to the Morphogenesis ideas?
What does Eisenstein mean when he says “I am advocating a kind of confidence in the significance of all that we do.” (p.63)
What does it mean to say the “new story” is not new? Why not?
What are the three traditions that have kept the idea of the “new story” alive? Explain why these three are named.
What is analogizing, as explained by Sparks of Genius? Name two examples used in the chapter that were not discussed in class.
What is neuroplasticity and how does it relate to creativity?
Describe the meaning of “cognitive distortion” and give examples of two of the types of cognitive distortion given in class.
Describe Jeffrey Schwartz’ 4-Step process and use an example of how someone might use it (be specific).
What is Eisenstein’s response (in the chapter Urgency) to the criticism that he should act to address the world’s crises rather than think and talk about them?
What does Eisenstein say about doing and non-doing? What do YOU think of his perspective on this issue?
What is body thinking, as explained by Sparks of Genius? Name two examples used in the chapter that were not discussed in class.
What do you think of Ann Cuddy’s teaching in the video “Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are”?
What is mindfulness, and how can it be a helpful practice – both in life in general, and in order to increase creativity?
How is the S.T.O.P. process a mindfulness practice?
What do studies show people report after taking a course in mindfulness?
What do studies show happens to the brains of people who meditate?
Describe the basic steps of meditation, including some helpful tips and attitudes.
Why does Eisenstein tell us it’s ok to “do what we want” in the Struggle chapter?
According to Eisenstein, in the Pain chapter, what is the relationship between pain and unmet needs?
According to Eisenstein, in the Pleasure chapter, what is the difference between pleasure and joy?
What is empathizing, as explained by Sparks of Genius? Name two examples used in the chapter that were not discussed in class.
What is play and what are some of its benefits?
Name the three “patterns of play” that you find most powerful (identified by Stuart Brown and the National Institute for Play)? Why did you choose those three?
In the Sparks of Genius chapter on play, why is play an important thinking tool? Name two examples used in the chapter that were not discussed in
What does Eisenstein say about Judgment and what is your opinion of his claims?
What does Eisenstein say about Hate and what is your opinion of his claims?
What does Eisenstein say about Righteousness and what is your opinion of his claims?
What did you learn from the story of Azim Khamisa?
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