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2/22/11: The Creativity Crisis

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<i>photo: <a href=\"http://www.flickr.com/photos/zen/1024263/\">zen Sutherland</a>/<a href=\"http://www.flickr.com/photos/lanier67/181894008/\" target=\"_blank\">Creative Commons</a> via flickr</i>

By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Salt Lake City, Utah – Researchers say creativity - the ability to generate new ideas and rearrange those ideas into the best possible outcomes - is declining sharply among America's school children. And experts say the consequences for innovation, the economy and public policy are sweeping. Tuesday, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman join guest host Jennifer Napier-Pearce on why creativity is waning and how to turn the trend around. (Rebroadcast)

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