So when did the human mind begin churning with new ideas for technology and art? Until recentrly, most researchers pointed to the start of the upper paleolithic period 40.000 years ago, when Homo sapiens embarked on what seemed a sudden, wondrous invention spree in Europe: fashioning shell-bead necklaces, adorning cave walls with elegant paintings of aurochs and other Ice Age animals, and knapping a wide variety of new stone and bone tools. The finds prompted a popular theory proposing that a random genetic mutation at around that time had spurred a sudden leap in human cognition, igniting a creative « bing-bang »
Its the first time in my brain that i do the link betwen thechnology an art, in the midle, creativity.
Source: The Origin of Human Creativity In Scientific American, march 2013.