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Troy Camplin
Works at Camplin Creative Consulting
Attended UT-Dallas
Lives in Richardson, TX
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New research has shown that creativity mostly takes place in the cerebellum, while the executive functioning of the frontal lobe actually restricts creativity. One of the features of autism (and ADD/ADHD) is impaired executiv...
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The Smell of Spring
I love the smell of grasses' screams Of warning to their neighbor grass -- But even they are drowned out by The garlic who you can't deny With their sharp-scented screech which steams The air with every mower's pass.
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Problems With Concept Formation May Be Central in Autism
From my reading and my own experiences, I have developed a theory of autism in which concept formation difficulties is central. I have discussed these things in various posts, including here and here and here . Now there is strong evidence for this theory i...
From my reading and my own experiences, I have developed a theory of autism in which concept formation difficulties is central. I have discussed these things in various posts, including here and here and here. Now there is st...
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World Factory -- A Play
Audience participation is a rare, but not unheard of, tool in the playwright's toolbox. One of the more famous -- especially, perhaps, for readers of this blog -- is Ayn Rand's play Night of January 16th , in which members of the jury are selected from the ...
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Law and/vs Legislation
Many arguments boil down to misunderstandings in terminology. It doesn't help that there are words that people treat as synonyms when the two terms really ought to be understood in quite different ways -- especially given certain uses of one of the words. O...
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Executive Functioning, Creativity, and Autism
New research has shown that creativity mostly takes place in the cerebellum, while the executive functioning of the frontal lobe actually restricts creativity. One of the features of autism (and ADD/ADHD) is impaired executive functioning. Among the things ...
New research has shown that creativity mostly takes place in the cerebellum, while the executive functioning of the frontal lobe actually restricts creativity. One of the features of autism (and ADD/ADHD) is impaired executiv...
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To My Jealous Love
Is there another who I'd love to hold, Love loving, find so beautiful? What bold Or brave or bountiful deep beauty strikes Vice down before it dares arise? The shrikes Eat mice as gray as they; impaled on thorns, The mice feel far less pain and fear than I ...
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Your Happiness
I ever seek your happiness, but fail In finding what to do to make it true Beyond a moment's breath. A wind-filled sail Is what I seek to speed our from the blue. It seems I cannot read the weather's signs If storms are certain in the coming days. I stand u...
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The Arts and Humanities as Luxuries
The world is full of luxuries. I am not just talking about diamond rings and emerald broaches. I am talking about air conditioning and refrigeration. Automobiles and airplanes. Novels and paintings. Yes, the arts and humanities are luxuries. Studying them i...
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Poet, Playwright, and Scholar
Employment
  • Camplin Creative Consulting
    Consultant, 2012 - present
  • UNT-Dallas
    Adjunct Professor of English, 2012 - 2012
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Richardson, TX
Previously
White Plains, KY - Hattiesburg, MS - Bowling Green, KY - South Bend, IN
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Interdisciplinary Scholar, Poet, and Playwright
Introduction
I am the author of "Diaphysics," a poet, playwright, and interdisciplinary scholar. I am married and have a daughter and two sons. I have a Ph.D. in the Humanities, a M.A. in English, and a B.A. in recombinant gene technology and chemistry.
Bragging rights
Have 3 kids. Married to Anna Camplin. Won 1st place in a playwrighting contest.
Education
  • UT-Dallas
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • Western Kentucky University
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