Amit Goswami: Quantum Creativity (excerpt) — A Thinking Allowed DVD w/ Jeffrey Mishlove

NOTE: This is an excerpt from the two-part, 60-minute DVD.

Just as quantum mechanics has been a powerful theory unifying our understanding of physics, it can also serve as a unifying theory in the field of creativity. Dr. Amit Goswami maintains that the discontinuities observed in quantum physics allow for the creative leaps that are at the heart of all fundamental innovations. He describes the “quantum self” as that aspect of our being that is capable of direct sensitivity to the creativity of the universe.

Amit Goswami, professor of physics at the University of Oregon, is author of The Cosmic Dancers, The Self-Aware Universe and Quantum Creativity.

Published on August 27, 2010