The radio show Big Picture Science just produced an NPR special about creativity, solitude, and collaboration. In the solitude corner: Susan Cain, best-selling author of the new book Quiet, arguing that solitude enhances creativity. In the collaboration corner, Keith Sawyer (me), author of the 2007 book Group Genius, arguing that all creativity is deeply based in collaboration.
Here’s the segment with my interview: http://bit.ly/K0Nqsk
Here’s a link to the entire one-hour show: http://radio.seti.org/episodes/Cosmos_It_s_Big_It_s_Weird