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Creativity and Mental Disorder

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With our focus on creativity and mental health, we were very interested to come across an extensive article connecting the two subjects from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. In this piece Dr Joh...
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Debunking the Left Brain and Right Brain Myth !

Debunking the Left Brain and Right Brain Myth ! | Creativity | Scoop.it

The myth that creative people are 'right brained' and logical people are 'left brained' is a lie. Nick Skillicorn tries to find out the truth about how your brain generates ideas. There is a common belief in many management and popular psychology circles that a person’s creative ability is determined by which part of their brain is more active. People often refer to people who work in the creative industries or find it easy to come up with ideas as “Right-brained”, whereas people who are more methodical, logical or process-focused are “Left Brained”. I’m here to show you why these terms should be ignored, and give you more of an insight into how the brain actually comes up with ideas !


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Fouad Bendris's curator insight, January 19, 2014 4:41 AM

This all clearly indicates that if a person is seen as being more creative than someone else, or that someone doesn’t believe themselves to be creative, it is much more likely that this is based on how they were brought up than by how their brain is structured ...

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ART OF REMEMBRANCE: Artists draw inspiration from civil rights movement - Wicked Local

ART OF REMEMBRANCE: Artists draw inspiration from civil rights movement - Wicked Local | Creativity | Scoop.it
ART OF REMEMBRANCE: Artists draw inspiration from civil rights movement Wicked Local The civil rights movement was a turning point in American history, one that deeply affected Harwich Port artist Pamela Chatterton-Purdy and her husband, David...
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Make Over Your Morning Mindset With These 6 Pieces Of Inspiration - Huffington Post

Make Over Your Morning Mindset With These 6 Pieces Of Inspiration - Huffington Post | Creativity | Scoop.it
Make Over Your Morning Mindset With These 6 Pieces Of Inspiration Huffington Post He described his writing habits at his home on Lake Geneva in an interview with The New York Times in 1968: “After waking up between six and seven in the morning, I...
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Do Artists and Musicians Live Longer Lives? - Pacific Standard: The ...

Do Artists and Musicians Live Longer Lives? - Pacific Standard: The ... | Creativity | Scoop.it
Historical research from the Netherlands suggests they outlived other members of their socioeconomic class in past centuries.
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How Apple can regain sight of Steve Jobs's vision - MarketWatch

How Apple can regain sight of Steve Jobs's vision MarketWatch In his biography, Isaacson quotes Jobs as revealing a hint about his vision for the future of television, “I'd like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to...
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Alice Ripley - "Beautiful Eyes" - Official Music Video - YouTube

Official music video of Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley ("Next to Normal") singing "Beautiful Eyes." The video, shot on location in New York, was directed by ...
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Unleash Your Creative Beast

Unleash Your Creative Beast | Creativity | Scoop.it
Unleash Your Creative Beast will feed Creativity with passion, inspiration and damn good ideas. In return, you'll discover more about your desires, dreams and wishes and how they influence you. You...
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Creative Songwriting Exercises And Tips For Beginners - Music Industry How To

Creative Songwriting Exercises And Tips For Beginners - Music Industry How To | Creativity | Scoop.it
#musicians when songwriting, get creative. Try things you wouldn't normally, & in the long-term you will write better http://t.co/6N64g1e3TA
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Most producers start off by writing songs or helping their artist get a good write up of their song ideas. This article help with giving good tips to help a producer for themselves or to help someone else create a hit. It mentions how having a particular space set for you to work in, keeping a diary, recording quick clips in phone so you won't forget it later, and etc... This is a great place to start for anyone that want to be in the music industry as a composer, artist, or producer of some sort. 

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Tracy Letts on Writing, Acting, and Getting Married in a Hospital Room

Tracy Letts on Writing, Acting, and Getting Married in a Hospital Room | Creativity | Scoop.it
With the movie of Tracy Letts’s Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County hitting theaters, William Friedkin reports on the author who is nothing like his dramatic creations.
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Crowdsourcing: A new paradigm of knowledge management

Crowdsourcing: A new paradigm of knowledge management | Creativity | Scoop.it
By RAJ KUMAR There is a saying “the more the merrier,” thus the concept of collective intelligence. What is better known as crowdsourcing is fast becoming a new paradigm of knowledge management. Th...

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Paula Scher on Combinatorial Creativity

Paula Scher on Combinatorial Creativity | Creativity | Scoop.it
Paula Scher is one of our favorite designers and arguably the most daring typographer in design history, whose work never ceases to surprise (Paula Scher on Combinatorial Creativity | Brain Pickings http://t.co/KhUnQ8Raq6...
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Yes!  Great reminders on creativity.

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5 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Sustainability in 2014

5 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Sustainability in 2014 | Creativity | Scoop.it
Looking back at 2013 here are five trends that should keep you optimistic about sustainability in 2014 (Human power = Catalyze potential creativity of all 9Bil. people to create a #sustainable world.
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Conscious vs. Subconscious Creativity: Which Is More Important to an Author? - Helping Writers Become Authors

Conscious vs. Subconscious Creativity: Which Is More Important to an Author? - Helping Writers Become Authors | Creativity | Scoop.it
Authors find that their greatest and most original ideas must be filtered through the labyrinth of unconscious creativity. (RT @KMWeiland: Conscious vs. Subconscious Creativity: Which Is More Important to an Author?
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Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Creativity | Scoop.it
Happy birthday to Paul Cézanne, born in 1839, whose work has inspired generations of artists. http://t.co/Z37jDtpP4v http://t.co/zmxaa7TFEx
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7 Simple Entrepreneurship Lessons from Martin Luther King

7 Simple Entrepreneurship Lessons from Martin Luther King | Creativity | Scoop.it
An entrepreneur reflects on what we can learn from this American hero, and apply to our own organizations.
On this national holiday, we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an American hero.
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The 10 most subversive women artists in history

The 10 most subversive women artists in history | Creativity | Scoop.it
Jonathan Jones: From the 17th-century painter who repeatedly depicted a woman beheading a man to the last great surrealist, Louise Bourgeois, here are 10 artists who took on the patriarchy and won (The 10 most subversive women artists in history
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Artists reinterpret 'Goosebumps' in 'Monster Edition' zine | Robot 6 ...

Artists reinterpret 'Goosebumps' in 'Monster Edition' zine | Robot 6 ... | Creativity | Scoop.it
A new entry in the field of nostalgia-based art comes in the form of Monster Edition, a zine featuring more than 40 artists giving their take on books from beloved children's horror series Goosebumps.
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Day Tripping: Maurice Sandak Exhibit at the New Britain Museum of American Art - HamletHub

Day Tripping: Maurice Sandak Exhibit at the New Britain Museum of American Art - HamletHub | Creativity | Scoop.it
Day Tripping: Maurice Sandak Exhibit at the New Britain Museum of American Art
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According to the museum, "It will explore the creative genius of a man who gave form, in words and images, to the fierce power of children's imagination.
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22 inspiring composer quotes

22 inspiring composer quotes | Creativity | Scoop.it
Classical composers are sometimes just as good at quotes as they are at music. Take a look at these amazing, inspirational quotes from some of the greatest composers of all time. (Here's to a creative weekend ahead!
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13 Weeks: Finding My Way Back To Creativity, And The Heart of My Daughter - PJ Media

13 Weeks: Finding My Way Back To Creativity, And The Heart of My Daughter - PJ Media | Creativity | Scoop.it
PJ Media 13 Weeks: Finding My Way Back To Creativity, And The Heart of My Daughter PJ Media He always captivated me. Then of course there was the Mickey Mouse Club, to which, in my imagination–I belonged.
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Diane Paulus, center stage - Boston Globe

Diane Paulus, center stage - Boston Globe | Creativity | Scoop.it
Boston Globe Diane Paulus, center stage Boston Globe For Paulus, the ART's artistic director, 2013 was a year of snowballing commercial success.
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100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful - Huffington Post

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful - Huffington Post | Creativity | Scoop.it
100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful
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2. Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. ~John Wooden. 3. To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
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Performance Anxiety Study Suggests Getting Excited Helps More Than Trying To ... - Huffington Post

Performance Anxiety Study Suggests Getting Excited Helps More Than Trying To ... - Huffington Post | Creativity | Scoop.it
Performance Anxiety Study Suggests Getting Excited Helps More Than Trying To ...
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Sweaty palms. Dry mouth. A throbbing heart. At some point, most of us have experienced these awful symptoms of stage fright.
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Reclaim Your Creativity

Reclaim Your Creativity | Creativity | Scoop.it
Voyage Media discusses how to stir up your creative juices. Who wouldn't want to be known as a vital creative force in the workplace and in life? Creativity is a unique and core component of our sp...
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