R. Keith Sawyer is one of the country's leading experts on the science of creativity. He studies creativity, everyday conversation, children's play and everyday social life. He is particularly interested in group dynamics and collaboration. He is the author of numerous books including Pretend Play as Improvisation (1997), Creating Conversations (2001) and Explaining Creativity: The Science of Human Innovation (2006). His topics of research include business innovation, organizational dynamics in work teams, children's play and preschool, artistic and scientific creativity and language and conversation research.
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