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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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10 Tips to Nurture Creativity in Your Workplace

10 Tips to Nurture Creativity in Your Workplace | Genius | Scoop.it
Simply asking your employees to be more creative isn’t enough. You have to foster an environment that turns creativity from an occasional spark to an always-burning fire.
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How to Train Your Creative Mind

How to Train Your Creative Mind | Genius | Scoop.it
Four techniques to help you become a more creative business leader.Get the latest blog articles on business ideas and trends from Entrepreneur.com. Daily...
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Drawninward's comment, August 8, 2012 4:30 AM
I especially favour letting go of rigid rules combined with observing the world around. Both these processes allow for a shift in mental state that in turn allows us to be present in the here and now. That in turn means we sit at the most important place for new ideas to coalesce.
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Unlock Your Inner Rain Man by Electrically Zapping Your Brain

Unlock Your Inner Rain Man by Electrically Zapping Your Brain | Genius | Scoop.it
Imagine a creativity cap. A device that would free you, if only momentarily, from your mindsets, from your prejudices, from the mental bloc...
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What Genius and Autism Have in Common | Healthland | TIME.com

What Genius and Autism Have in Common | Healthland | TIME.com | Genius | Scoop.it
Child prodigies evoke awe, wonder and sometimes jealousy: how can such young children display the kinds of musical or mathematical talents that most adults will never master, even with years of dedicated practice?
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Guitar Zero: can science turn a psychologist into Jimi Hendrix?

Guitar Zero: can science turn a psychologist into Jimi Hendrix? | Genius | Scoop.it
Gary Marcus used his scientific knowledge to show you can teach an old dog new tricks – even to play guitar like a musical genius (well, near enough)...
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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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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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Why Thinking of Others Improves Our Creativity

Why Thinking of Others Improves Our Creativity | Genius | Scoop.it
Research indicates we're better at solving problems and being creative when we're thinking of others instead of ourselves.
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Autism and ADHD: the intelligent and the creative child!

Autism and ADHD: the intelligent and the creative child! | Genius | Scoop.it
A new study by Ruthsatz and Urbach is doing the rounds nowadays. That study has nothing to do with Autism or ADHD per se.
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Rethinking the Concept of "Outliers": Why Non-Experts are Better at Disruptive Innovation

Rethinking the Concept of "Outliers": Why Non-Experts are Better at Disruptive Innovation | Genius | Scoop.it
Naveen Jain - Trustee at Singularity University This post by entrepreneur and philanthropist Naveen Jain.
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Creativity Lessons from Charles Dickens and Steve Jobs

Creativity Lessons from Charles Dickens and Steve Jobs | Genius | Scoop.it
Creativity is the most essential skill for navigating an increasingly complex world — or so said 1,500 CEOs across 60 countries in a recent survey by IBM.
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