It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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By Albert Rothenberg, M.D. on September 14, 2019 in Creative Explorations
The Unconscious is not simply not-consciousness but is a repository of socially and personally unacceptable concepts and feelings which do not generate creative art or science.
By Ned Morgan on September 14, 2019 in In the Mountains
Could mountain scenery boost your creativity and well-being?
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on September 14, 2019 in Cravings
A review of studies confirms that surrounding yourself with natural life can boost your well-being and quality of life in more ways than one.
By Zorana Ivcevic Pringle Ph.D. on September 09, 2019 in Creativity: The Art and Science
Want to make students more persistent? Make school more like creative challenges
By Ilana Simons Ph.D. on August 26, 2019 in The Literary Mind
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By Kelly Bulkeley Ph.D, on August 21, 2019 in Dreaming in the Digital Age
There are several practices you can learn to draw maximum creative power from the natural rhythms of your mind and body during sleep.
By Melissa J. Williams Ph.D. on August 16, 2019 in Powers That Be
Women are now assumed to be just as competent—but less creative—than men. How we know, and what it means for work.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 10, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Can ordinary people become creative or do you need to have rare talents? A new holistic approach shows that even audiences can become a part of the process of creative expression.
By Zorana Ivcevic Pringle Ph.D. on August 07, 2019 in Creativity: The Art and Science
We are not at the mercy of our emotions. Emotional intelligence can help creative inspiration, work, and achievement.
By Kyle D. Pruett M.D. on August 07, 2019 in Once Upon a Child
Periodically pulling the plug to head outside is very much worth the trouble.
By Patrick McNamara Ph.D. on August 02, 2019 in Dream Catcher
Despite the burden of living with a chronic neurological disease, people with narcolepsy—who experience more frequent dreaming—are more creative than controls.
By Zorana Ivcevic Pringle Ph.D. on July 18, 2019 in Creativity: The Art and Science
Creativity is not just thinking of new ideas. The key to creativity is action.
By OSU Ross Center for Brain Health and Performance on July 10, 2019 in The Social Brain
Is keeping it unreal the future of technology and even patient care? An expert lays out what's to come.
By D. B. Dillard-Wright Ph.D. on July 10, 2019 in Boundless
Navigating the tension between process and product is a key aspect of the creative life.
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 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 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 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 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 Wilma Koutstaal Ph.D. on June 13, 2019 in Our Innovating Minds
Are you a victim of precrastination? A creative response often takes time!
By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on June 07, 2019 in Life, Refracted
Play offers rich personal and social benefits. Embracing whimsy, ambiguity, transformation, and diversity helps—as can several specific rewards.
By Sara Konrath Ph.D. on June 06, 2019 in The Empathy Gap
Art can help people to see their differences in the context of our common human experiences.
By Stevan Weine, M.D. on May 23, 2019 in Cafes Around the World
How can you learn more about the world and yourself when you travel? Learning how to get lost may be the key.
By Theo Tsaousides Ph.D. on May 22, 2019 in Smashing the Brainblocks
What are the 3 skills that will make us irreplaceable?
By Jason Tougaw on May 15, 2019 in The Elusive Brain
"I've always been obsessed with the brain, the evanescence of memory . . . how memory forges what we are but also in some ways limits what we are."
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