Worrying and overthinking about possible adverse events that are not immediately present to us, or allowing our minds to wander, can lead to higher levels of creativity.
Cognitive flexibility, an ability to switch between different concepts, or adapt behavior to achieve goals in a novel or changing environment, is a key player in both learning and creativity.
Offering a range of rewards for people to choose from helps to boost creativity, especially within the workforce, a new study reports.
Viewing art you find aesthetically pleasing can help boost your personal creativity, researchers report.
Using characters from “Game of Thrones”, researchers investigated what happens in the brain when people immerse themselves in fiction. The study found the more people became immersed in a story, the more they “became” the fictional character while read…
Researchers investigate why boredom can be both good and bad for our mental health and behaviors.
Encouraging empathy helps to improve creativity in school-aged children, a new study reveals.
Researchers explore the health and wellbeing benefits of music, from improving creativity to helping boost mood.
From inspiring creativity to promoting overall brain health, researchers say it’s important to embrace boredom from time to time.
60% of authors say they can hear their characters’ voices as they write. Some even say they could enter into a dialogue with their characters, and sometimes their characters ‘talk back’. Researchers explore why this phenomenon occurs.
Mixing materials allow for more varied and nuanced expressions of artistic creativity in children.
Neuroimaging study sheds light on what drove the evolutionary development of human creativity.
Using neuroimaging and EEG technology to analyze the brains of jazz musicians during improvisation, researchers shed light on which side of the brain controls creativity. Musicians relatively inexperienced at improvisation rely on the right hemisphere …
Is it possible to have a psychedelic experience from taking a placebo alone? A new study says it is.