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Creativity in the Wild: Improving Creative Reasoning through Immersion in Natural Settings

  • Ruth Ann Atchley,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

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  • David L. Strayer mail,

    david.strayer@utah.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Paul Atchley

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Published: December 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051474

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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 14 Dec 2012 at 23:51 GMT

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