Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Reason 41 of 45 in Our 45 Day Countdown to the NEA RA's Adoption of the NEA FINE ARTS CAUCUS STE(A)M New Business Item

What is STE(A)M?

French physician Armand Trousseau agreed, “All science touches on art; all art has its scientific side. The worst scientist is he who is not an artist; the worst artist is he who is no scientist.

Sculptor Naum Gabo once wrote. “Every great scientist has experiences a moment when the artist in him saved the scientist.”

Various professions including medicine are beginning to recognize intuition as a necessary part of disciplinary thinking.  In SPARKS OF GENIUS (click on the title for a complete ABSTRACT), Robert Root-Berstein, a MIT Scientist and professor, shows us that "the ARTS" are integral to success in STEM.

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