Sue Woolfe

Sue Woolfe
NIDA Sydney & ANU Canberra

D' Arts

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Introduction
I'm a novelist, but my academic field is the creative moment. I'm interested in the neuroscience of creativity across all artistic domains. I teach it to playwrights at NIDA, Sydney, but also to composers and musicians at ANU, Canberra. www.academia.edu www.suewoolfe.com.au
Additional affiliations
February 2013 - December 2020
National Institute of Dramatic Art & Australian National University
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • I teach, as an arts practitioner, the neuroscience of creativity
Education
February 2003 - December 2006
University of Technology Sydney
Field of study
  • Doctoral research into the neuroscience of creativity

Publications

Publications (12)
Article
The present mixed method study investigated the effects of an integrated curriculum which included core creativity and meditation training in graduate level writing students. Participants who completed a creative writing course (n = 7) demonstrated a significant increase in creativity overall, and in particular a significant increase in originality...
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My interest is in the neuroscience of creativity, in particular the creation of text.
Chapter
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William Blake in 1803 described an experience not unknown to many writers: ‘I have written this poem from immediate dictation, twelve or sometimes twenty or thirty lines at a time, without pre-meditation, and even against my will’ (Martindale, 251; my italics).1
Article
A multi-award winning, internationally published novel about mathematics and motherhood: The first line: I think it all began with the shape of my mother's breasts. It explores moments in the life of an amateur mathematician determined to complete her mother's work: the discovery of a new number.
Book
This is the investigation by a novelist baffled by her own creative processes and seeking to better understand them.I was investigating only the neuroscience literature that related to my ways of working. I was exploring what was to me strange territories without a map other than other researcher's bibliographies and footnotes. It is possible that...

Projects

Projects (2)
Archived project
Project
To explore intergenerational emotional coldness in women and its inheritance. An almost memoir