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The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections - - The Buffer Blog

The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections - - The Buffer Blog | Genius | Scoop.it
When we shared this image from the @buffer Twitter account recently, it got me thinking. The Tweet resulted in over 1,000 retweets, which somehow was an indication that a lot of people seemed to agree with this statement. There’s a key difference between knowledge and experience and it’s best described like this: The original is from [...]
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connecting disparate things as the secret sauce of creativity!

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What Do IQ Tests Test?: Interview with Psychologist W. Joel Schneider | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network

What Do IQ Tests Test?: Interview with Psychologist W. Joel Schneider | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network | Genius | Scoop.it
W. Joel Schneider is a psychologist at Illinois State University, dividing his time equally between the Clinical-Counseling program and the Quantitative Psychology program. He also runs the College Learning Assessment Service ...
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IQ test do measure something....it is your past achievements and your future achievements- they don't measure potential or what is possible; only what is probable.... ....

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How Creativity Works--And How To Harness Its Power

How Creativity Works--And How To Harness Its Power | Genius | Scoop.it
Creative ideas don't just come out of the blue. Creativity is often a process of taking existing ideas and remixing them.
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The Science Of Great Ideas--How to Train Your Creative Brain

The Science Of Great Ideas--How to Train Your Creative Brain | Genius | Scoop.it
Creativity is a mystery right? Maybe not. Here's a look at the science of the creative process and how to harness your brain's power to come up with...
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good coverage all throughout!

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Lessons from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success

Lessons from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success | Genius | Scoop.it
“Character is at least as important as intellect.”
Creative history brims with embodied examples of why the secret of genius is doggedness rather than “god”-given talent, from the case of young Mozart’s upbringing to E.

Via Claudia M. Reder
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success is due to both ability as well as hard work.

 

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It’s Not ‘Mess.’ It’s Creativity.

It’s Not ‘Mess.’ It’s Creativity. | Genius | Scoop.it
Need inspiration? Make a mess.
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messiness as the road to creativity!

 

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Can You Teach Creativity? - Chris Staley, Penn State Laureate 2012-2013

Can You Teach Creativity? Chris Staley, Penn State Laureate 2012-2013 A film by Cody Goddard With additional footage by Ryan Bergman Created for the College ...
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The Real Neuroscience of Creativity | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network | Genius | Scoop.it
So yea, you know how the left brain is really realistic, analytical, practical, organized, and logical, and the right brain is so darn creative, passionate, sensual, tasteful, ...
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creativity and large sclae networks in the brain

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The Ultimate Disclaimer on Life [COMIC]

The Ultimate Disclaimer on Life [COMIC] | Genius | Scoop.it
In this comic, Grant Snider of 'Incidental Comics' gives us a more realistic look at what it takes to achieve your dreams.
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talent+opportunity+practice +environment+being irresponsible= genius

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American education and the IQ trap

American education and the IQ trap | Genius | Scoop.it
What does it mean to be gifted in the United States?
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get out of the IQ trap (but pls stay in the mouse trap:-)

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What is talent – and can science spot what we will be best at?

What is talent – and can science spot what we will be best at? | Genius | Scoop.it
Practice and our genes are not the only factors when it comes to developing special abilities, writes Scott Barry Kaufman
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Priceless photo of Scott!

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Ideo's 3 Steps To A More Open, Innovative Mind

Ideo's 3 Steps To A More Open, Innovative Mind | Genius | Scoop.it
According to Ideo CEO Tim Brown innovation springs from curiosity. So where does curiosity come from
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Look out at the world; be empathetic; and have a beginner's mind!

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The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice

The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice | Genius | Scoop.it
What is greatness and how do people get there?
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A good collection of diverse contemporary views on greatness.

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12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People

12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People | Genius | Scoop.it
Kim Phillips shares the 12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People.

 

Ever wonder what makes those wacky, creative types tick? How is it that some people seem to come up with all kinds of interesting, original work while the rest of us trudge along in our daily routines?

 

Creative people are different because they operate a little differently.



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good list!

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Nancy Jones's curator insight, February 1, 2014 11:21 AM

This article seems spot on to me!

K'Ailene M. McGlothen's curator insight, February 3, 2014 2:13 PM

Interesting article celebrating the unique traits of creative people.

Sharla Shults's curator insight, February 22, 2014 8:47 PM

The soul of creativity is...imagination!

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The CIA, innovation and hay bales: creativity expert Michael Michalko connects the dots - Think Jar Collective

The CIA, innovation and hay bales: creativity expert Michael Michalko connects the dots - Think Jar Collective | Genius | Scoop.it
Think Jar Collective founder Ben Weinlick interviews creativity expert Michael Michalko about creative problem solving and what helps foster it.
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How to do brain-writing (a new idea generation technique)

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Why Openness To Experience Is The Key To Creativity

Why Openness To Experience Is The Key To Creativity | Genius | Scoop.it
Want to be more creative? Open yourself up to more experiences.
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creativity: openness to experience:: intelligence : intellect!

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Scott Barry Kaufman on Creative Brains

Scott Barry Kaufman on Creative Brains | Genius | Scoop.it
At PopTech 2013, Scott Barry Kaufman unravelled some of creativity’s mysterious origins with the help of brain scanning equipment.
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Scott at PopTech

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Raw Confident Creativity - Think Jar Collective

Raw Confident Creativity - Think Jar Collective | Genius | Scoop.it
If you haven't heard of Unlocking the Truth in the last month, then you need to check them out. There is something to learn from and be jealous of in young people who dive in to a creative endeavour and ignore the naysayers.
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If You can Dream it, You can Do It

If You can Dream it, You can Do It | Genius | Scoop.it
Walt Disney's creative thinking strategies.
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1. dream 2. Be real 3) criticize.

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Share with a dynamic team of different 'thinkers'
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Sports, Complexity, and the Ten-Thousand-Hour Rule

Sports, Complexity, and the Ten-Thousand-Hour Rule | Genius | Scoop.it
In cognitively demanding fields, there are no naturals. Nobody walks into an operating room, straight out of a surgical rotation, and does world-class neurosurgery.
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Deliberate practice is an important part of expert performance.

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Personal Intelligence

Personal Intelligence | Genius | Scoop.it
A review of Scott Barry Kaufman's 'Ungifted: Intelligence redefined"
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Intelligence/ eminence is a multifaceted construct.

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7 Ways To Boost Your Creativity

7 Ways To Boost Your Creativity | Genius | Scoop.it
Who better to go to for career advice than Sir John Hegarty, the co-founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty, and one of the world’s most awarded creatives?
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IQ tests hurt kids, schools — and don’t measure intelligence

IQ tests hurt kids, schools — and don’t measure intelligence | Genius | Scoop.it
The research proves that IQ tests poorly predict learning disabilities. So why are schools still using them?
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Eight Ways of Looking at Intelligence | MindShift

Eight Ways of Looking at Intelligence | MindShift | Genius | Scoop.it
The science of learning can offer some surprising and useful perspectives on how we guide and educate young people.
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John Michel's curator insight, June 13, 2013 11:52 AM

As with anything to do with our idiosyncratic and unpredictable species, there is still a lot of art involved in teaching and learning. But the science of learning can offer some surprising and
useful perspectives on how we guide and educate young people. And so: Eight Ways Of Looking At Intelligence.

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MIND Reviews: Ungifted : Scientific American

MIND Reviews: Ungifted : Scientific American | Genius | Scoop.it
Books and recommendations from Scientific American MIND
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waiting to get my hands on it!

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