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By Cami Rosso on July 10, 2019 in The Future Brain
Alphabet Inc.’s DeepMind has introduced BigBiGAN, empowering machines with a de facto form of artificial imagination and creativity.
By Michael Hogan Ph.D. on July 09, 2019 in In One Lifespan
The idea that teams can engage in systems thinking without facilitation is akin to the idea that children can develop knowledge without guidance from teachers.
By Sean Grover L.C.S.W. on July 09, 2019 in When Kids Call the Shots
A gratitude journal saved my life and gave me hope when I had none.
By Michael Hogan Ph.D. on July 08, 2019 in In One Lifespan
When temporary teams are working on non-routine tasks and when different team members have complementary knowledge, low team trust may prompt better team performance.
By Marcel Danesi Ph.D. on July 07, 2019 in Brain Workout
Puzzles in logical thinking are true head-scratchers. A classic in this area is the Knights and Knaves puzzle, which will challenge everyone's logical skills.
By Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT on July 07, 2019 in Arts and Health
What do children's drawings tell us about their experiences of detention at the US Border? More importantly, can these images tell us how these children encode traumatic events?
By John Nosta on July 05, 2019 in The Digital Self
A personal drive to change combined with a empowering environment is the key formula for exponential transformation and growth.
By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on July 05, 2019 in Memory Medic
Have you chosen to be happy?
By Michael Hogan Ph.D. on July 03, 2019 in In One Lifespan
Does this mean that lower levels of trust in a team might, under certain conditions, facilitate better team performance, or is this idea sacrilege?
By Jeffrey Loewenstein Ph.D. and Matthew A. Cronin Ph.D. on July 02, 2019 in The Craft of Creativity
Creation involves the artist in you, but if it doesn't also have the scientist and the judge, it will probably suck.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on July 02, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
Embrace your sensitivity and know that there is a place for you. It’s all about finding balance.
By Meghan Meyer Ph.D. on July 02, 2019 in Others In Mind
How do highly creative people stretch their imaginations? Some answers from psychology and neuroscience.
By Liane Gabora Ph.D. on July 01, 2019 in Mindbloggling
The transition from not being able to do something to being able to do it after a single night’s sleep can bring a deep, essential part of yourself into the foreground.
By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on July 01, 2019 in Life After 50
How does a person transform pain and anguish into something integrated and whole?
By Judith E. Glaser on July 01, 2019 in Conversational Intelligence
Ever wonder what goes on in the mind of a creative?
By Michelle Carr Ph.D. on June 29, 2019 in Dream Factory
One recent study explored whether lucid dreaming can promote personal growth, including enhanced creativity and self-esteem.
By Cami Rosso on June 28, 2019 in The Future Brain
How "Magic" gaming led to MIT's new AI deep learning system that automates neuroscience MRI brain scan image segmentation.
By Vivian Wagner Ph.D. on June 28, 2019 in The Creative Life
Looking for writing inspiration? Here are some prompts to get you started.
By Michael G. Pipich MS, LMFT on June 28, 2019 in Owning Bipolar
People with bipolar fear losing creativity, so they often avoid treatment. Here’s how therapy can save them and their creative abilities.
By Thalia R. Goldstein Ph.D. on June 28, 2019 in The Mind On Stage
Science is concerned with verifiable truths. But what does an artist owe her audience about the truth of claims made in a word?
By Karen E. Dill-Shackleford Ph.D. on June 28, 2019 in How Fantasy Becomes Reality
Do couples go to Inspiration Point in real life? Do mice live in mouse holes? What's a kid to think after watching television?
By Michael Hogan Ph.D. on June 27, 2019 in In One Lifespan
Research suggests that groups perform at their creative best when members embrace their own individual identity and when they value the group as a collective.
By Jeffrey Davis M.A. on June 27, 2019 in Tracking Wonder
10,000 hours of practice doesn't ensure success. Studies indicate that generalists tend to be more creative, perceptive, and better at problem-solving than specialists.
By Carrie Barron M.D. on June 25, 2019 in The Creativity Cure
Bibliotherapy may be an undervalued resource for sorting out angst.
By Jeffrey Davis M.A. on June 25, 2019 in Tracking Wonder
In this age of distraction, possibly the most important move for you to take as a thought leader or creative professional is to carve out time alone with your thoughts.
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