Is the Unconscious the Source of Creativity

Is the Unconscious the Source of Creativity
Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 pm

Artists, writers, and musicians have been influenced by their dreams for centuries, and many say they created their greatest works while asleep: Paul McCartney claims that the melody for Yesterday, the most recorded song in popular music history, came to him in a dream, while Samuel Taylor Coleridge said that he composed every word of his symbolic poem Kubla Khan while in “a kind of a reverie.” Executive Medical Director of Four Winds Hospital Dr. Samuel Klagsbrun provides a fascinating and provocative look at the role of the unconscious on artistic creativity.

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