Further Reading

Works Referenced in Efficient Creativity

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Peak by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool

Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmohalyi

Willpower by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney

The Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks

The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van der Kolk

Powers of Two by Joshua Wolf Shenk

Just Kids by Patti Smith

Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel by Jason Padgett, Maureen Ann Seaberg

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey

Surely You Must be Joking, Mr. Feynman by Richard Feynman

Lavoisier in the Year One: The Birth of a New Science in an Age of Revolution by Madison Smartt Bell


Articles, Speeches and Television

On Stanislaus Dehaene – neuronal recycled material and fringe of variability

On mathematicians finding beauty in equations

On pi being turned into music

On Holly and Hank Stephenson, the MLB schedule makers

Charlie Kaufman’s BAFTA speech

Wil S. Hylton’s New York Times piece on Chuck Close

On accountability – among other things about productivity among graduate students, by Michelle LaFrance, PhD

On emotion and intuition, more on the study about moods affecting judgment

Valerie Martin’s “Waiting for the Story to Start” has more on Fowles and Oates and other writers’ processes

Inside the Actor’s Studio, Mike Myers

Inside the Actor’s Studio, Alec Baldwin

“Fields of Fear,” the 30 for 30 on Mackey Sasser

More on VIDA: Women in Literary Arts 

More on The OpEd Project 

Atule Gawande The New Yorker, titled “Personal Best: Top Athletes and Singers have coaches, should you?”

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