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date: 18 November 2019

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The cognition that gives rise to creative thinking is not a singular process or operation; rather, it consists of many different cognitive structures and processes that can collaborate in a variety of ways to construct different types of creative products. Cognition that is often relevant to creativity includes remote association, conceptual combination, visualization, retrieving and mapping analogies, reasoning, insight problem solving, implicit and explicit cognition, abstraction, and mental models.

Keywords: creativity, cognition, insight, imagination, emergence

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