Tony McCaffrey

University of Massachusettes-Amherst

With advanced degrees in cognitive psychology, artificial intelligence, and philosophy, Dr. Tony McCaffrey has made advances in several areas of creativity. His book, \"Overcome Any Obstacle to Creativity,\" articulates all known mental obstacles to creativity and how to overcome them. It also presents BrainSwarming, a visual way for groups to solve problems together. His upcoming book (2019), \"Infinite Learning Diversity,\" articulates a framework for revealing more diversity of human cognitive abilities than current frameworks. Dr. McCaffrey has also mathematically proven a limit to how creative a computer can be. Further, he has created a new interface for humans and computers to be innovative together that is more innovative than either partner working alone. Dr. McCaffrey teaches at Eagle Hill School in Hardwick, MA, a school for teenagers with learning differences.

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