The Mind of an Architect

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In the late 1950s, the Institute of Personality Assessment and Research embarked on a mission to study the personalities of particularly creative scientists and artists. Researchers established categories, grouping analytical creatives together (including scientists and mathematicians) as well as artistic creatives (including painters and writers). At the intersection, there was a hybrid type: architects were seen as representing both groups. The hope was that studying architects and their creative habits could yield lessons applicable across a variety of creative fields. The researchers recorded the conversations of some of the most prominent architects of the era. This is the first time these recordings have been heard publicly. Sponsors: Slack, Casper, MailChimp, Image credit: All images courtesy of Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley / The Monacelli Press.

Aired July 13, 2016

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Pilena C
I loved it, listening to the real recordings has been amazing! Very interesting, wish that my dad, who was an architect, listen to this. Mathematics and arts= architects.
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Barbara S
It's too long, and I wished that I could see a video of this because it would hold one's attention more effectively.
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