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Why Employees' Big Dreams Should Be Your Company's Top Priority

Why Employees' Big Dreams Should Be Your Company's Top Priority | Genius | Scoop.it
As a manager, you can create a tremendous amount of loyalty just by listening to your employees.
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» Maybe Gifted Underachievers Are More Creative - The Creative Mind

» Maybe Gifted Underachievers Are More Creative - The Creative Mind | Genius | Scoop.it
Research indicates the cause of the underachievement of many gifted students may be their creativity, which tends to clash with traditional school environments.
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Chimps Have Geniuses, Too | Wired Science | Wired.com

Chimps Have Geniuses, Too | Wired Science | Wired.com | Genius | Scoop.it

"EDIT:OF course they have geniouses... but share the article anyway to enlighten old fashioned mindsets... ;)"

 

Natasha, a chimp at the Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Uganda, has always seemed different from her peers. She’s learned to escape from her enclosure, teases human caretakers, and scores above other chimps in communication tests. She the chimp that caretakers consistently ranked as the smartest based on only the way she interacted with them. Now, Natasha has a new title: genius. In the largest and most in-depth survey of chimpanzee intelligence, researchers found that Natasha was the smartest of the 106 chimps they tested. "In general, we don’t find any kind of general intelligence factor that can predict intelligence in all areas, but we did find a big variation overall, and this one outstanding individual."

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The Four P’s of Creativity

The Four P’s of Creativity | Genius | Scoop.it
Many creativity research programs are narrowly focused on one aspect of creativity to the exclusion of others; an integrative focus will help move the field forward.
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What is Creativity? Art as a Symptom of Brain Disease | Brain Blogger

What is Creativity? Art as a Symptom of Brain Disease | Brain Blogger | Genius | Scoop.it

We don’t normally associate creativity with brain disease, but a recent paper published in Brain suggests that maybe we should

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Alcohol and the Creative Process

Alcohol and the Creative Process | Genius | Scoop.it
A new study reveals how alcohol can enhance the creative process.
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The Little c and Big C of Creativity

The Little c and Big C of Creativity | Genius | Scoop.it
Little c paves the way towards the big C...
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The Psychology of Flow (in under 300 words) — PsyBlog

The Psychology of Flow (in under 300 words) — PsyBlog | Genius | Scoop.it
What is it like to be fully alive, right now, engaged with what you are doing? That’s the psychology of flow.
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WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? With Where Good Ideas Co...
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Why great ideas come when you aren’t trying

Why great ideas come when you aren’t trying | Genius | Scoop.it
Allowing the mind to wander aids creativity.
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How to Break Out of a Creative Rut

How to Break Out of a Creative Rut | Genius | Scoop.it
Think you need to be some kind of genius to be exceptionally creative? Think again.
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Bryan Appleyard » Blog Archive » Flynn’s IQ

Bryan Appleyard » Blog Archive » Flynn’s IQ | Genius | Scoop.it

In his review for the Sunday Times, Bryan Appleyard (author of The Brain is Wider Than the Sky) described James Flynn's book Are We Getting Smarter? as the "one of the most extraordinary science books I have ever read."

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Social Rejection Can Fuel Creativity

Social Rejection Can Fuel Creativity | Genius | Scoop.it
Social rejection fuels creativity for people with an independent mindset.
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Creativity mental illness link

Creativity mental illness link | Genius | Scoop.it
Creativity is often part of a mental illness, with writers particularly susceptible, say experts.
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The No. 1 Enemy of Creativity: Fear of Failure

The No. 1 Enemy of Creativity: Fear of Failure | Genius | Scoop.it
To innovate, stop worrying about "failure" and start thinking of "learning."...
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12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People (like you!)

12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People (like you!) | Genius | Scoop.it
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James Flynn: IQ may go up as well as down

James Flynn: IQ may go up as well as down | Genius | Scoop.it
James Flynn, discoverer of the 'Flynn effect', explains why environment plays a major role in determining a social group's IQ levels...
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Stop Trying to Solve Problems

Stop Trying to Solve Problems | Genius | Scoop.it
Hack the brain to increase complex problem solving.
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Creativity: products, processes and people

Creativity: products, processes and people | Genius | Scoop.it
Little c, big C and now the middle c....
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Artist Takes Every Drug Known to Man, Draws Self Portraits After Each Use

Artist Takes Every Drug Known to Man, Draws Self Portraits After Each Use | Genius | Scoop.it
This is all kinds of cool, and everything your mother told you not to do. Bryan Lewis Saunders is an artist from Washington D.C., not just any artist though.
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Correcting Creativity: The Struggle for Eminence | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Correcting Creativity: The Struggle for Eminence | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | Genius | Scoop.it
By the time he put the finishing touches on the Rite of Spring in November of 1912 in the Châtelard Hotel in Clarens, Switzerland, Stravinsky had ...
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Creativity Components

Creativity Components | Genius | Scoop.it
Creativity is comprised of four factors. Just remember this equation: Creativity = Surprise + Originality + Beauty + Utility.
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Creativity Predicts a Longer Life: Scientific American

Creativity Predicts a Longer Life: Scientific American | Genius | Scoop.it
The trait of openness improves health through creativity...
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Madness and creativity: do we need to be crazy?

Madness and creativity: do we need to be crazy? | Genius | Scoop.it
Psychopathology and creativity may be related, and the mythology of the mad artist is supported to some extent by research. But what is "madness"?
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Bipolar Disorder and Creativity are Linked (But Not by Some Mad Genius)

Bipolar Disorder and Creativity are Linked (But Not by Some Mad Genius) | Genius | Scoop.it
Does some fine madness yield great artists, writers, and scientists? The evidence is growing for a significant link between bipolar disorder and creative temperament and achievement.
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