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16 01, 2023

Happiness is linked to higher creativity

By |2023-01-16T20:49:02+01:00January 16th, 2023|Creativity|0 Comments

Many people have the stereotype of a creative person as someone who is broody, weird and possibly a little depressed. But according to research, the opposite might actually be true. Numerous studies have looked at what sort of mood results in people producing their most creative output. And the results are overwhelmingly clear: Being happy [...]

10 01, 2023

Laughter can make people more creative

By |2023-01-16T20:49:54+01:00January 10th, 2023|Creativity|0 Comments

We have all heard that laughter is the best medicine. But it turns out that if you want to be more creative and come up with highly original ideas, then laughter might also help you. In two sets of research studies, participants were either shown humorous film clips or were allowed to listen to humorous [...]

4 01, 2023

Why creativity is the future of your teams

By |2023-01-05T08:57:47+01:00January 4th, 2023|Creativity|0 Comments

The world is changing faster than ever. Established companies are being overtaken by more innovative upstarts, entire industries which previously dominated the economy are being disrupted. And looking at the future of work, artificial intelligence has already begun replacing low-skilled jobs. So what is the single most important skill for your teams in order to [...]

9 12, 2022

Can meditation help or hurt your creativity?

By |2022-12-09T21:09:31+01:00December 9th, 2022|Creativity|0 Comments

In today's world, there are so many things which are constantly distracting us. And we know that being distracted can be detrimental to our creativity. As a result, many people are trying to build up their internal ability to ignore distractions and be able to focus better in order to live a happier life. One [...]

4 10, 2022

People underestimate how much they might enjoy just “thinking”

By |2022-10-04T14:38:04+02:00October 4th, 2022|Creativity|0 Comments

How would you feel if someone told you that you needed to sit silently in a chair and not use your phone for 30 minutes? To just sit there and "think"? I expect that like many people, you would probably think that you would be bored out of your mind. Being bored has numerous benefits. [...]

8 09, 2022

Artist wins Art Fair using painting created using A.I. image generator

By |2022-09-07T15:24:37+02:00September 8th, 2022|Creativity|0 Comments

It was inevitable. Not long after new Artificial Intelligence software began producing images based on users' text input, someone has now used it to win an art prize. Digital Artist James Allen recently won First Place at the Colorado State Fair digital art category, with this painting titled Théåtre D'opéra Spatial. Théåtre D'opéra Spatial, [...]

1 09, 2022

How your mental filter may be making you less creative

By |2022-09-01T18:11:24+02:00September 1st, 2022|Creativity|0 Comments

When it comes to getting creative work done, sometimes your brain needs to shut out external information in order to focus. This is especially true for information which your brain previously noticed but deemed unimportant, and so begins to ignore. Examples of this include you not seeing the outline of your nose in front of [...]

30 08, 2022

The surprising link between curiosity and Dopamine

By |2022-08-30T18:10:20+02:00August 30th, 2022|Creativity|0 Comments

For years, I have been wondering about how curiosity evolved. It may be a silly question. After all, curiosity brings all sorts of benefits, especially when it comes to making us more creative. But if you look back millions and billions of years to when the first life was evolving, there was real danger to [...]

10 08, 2022

Getting more curious: Research shows that curiosity can be enhanced

By |2022-08-10T12:55:15+02:00August 10th, 2022|Creativity|0 Comments

Curiosity has long been linked to being more creative. Along with being open to new experiences, being curious makes it more likely that you discover new and interesting knowledge which can then be combined in a creative way. A 2019 meta-analysis of 2,692 individuals showed that there was a strong positive link between being more [...]