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What's Your Mental Model Of Innovation? - Forbes

What's Your Mental Model Of Innovation? - Forbes | Genius | Scoop.it
What's Your Mental Model Of Innovation? Four different models are explored in a review of Gary Hamel's book, What Matters Now. (What's Your Mental Model Of Innovation?

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The Dark Side of Creativity — PsyBlog

The Dark Side of Creativity — PsyBlog | Genius | Scoop.it
Creative individuals are more likely to be arrogant, good liars, distrustful, dishonest and maybe just a little crazy—OK, let’s say eccentric.
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Brainstorming Doesn’t Really Work

Brainstorming Doesn’t Really Work | Genius | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925...
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Why Being Sleepy and Drunk Is Great for Creativity

Why Being Sleepy and Drunk Is Great for Creativity | Genius | Scoop.it
Here's a brain teaser: Your task is to move a single line so that the false arithmetic statement below becomes true.
IV = III + III
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Both Convergent and Divergent Thinking are Necessary for Creativity | The Creativity Post

Both Convergent and Divergent Thinking are Necessary for Creativity | The Creativity Post | Genius | Scoop.it
What happens when the IQ test taker is suddenly asked to be the IQ test constructor?
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Why Don’t We Value Spatial Intelligence?

Why Don’t We Value Spatial Intelligence? | Genius | Scoop.it
Consider this. Ever since you were a kid, can you remember taking a standardized test that didn’t have a math or verbal section? I can’t. Pretty much all of them have math, science, English, reading, and maybe writing sections.
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Einstein’s Secret to Amazing Problem Solving (and 10 Specific Ways You Can Use It)

Einstein’s Secret to Amazing Problem Solving (and 10 Specific Ways You Can Use It) | Genius | Scoop.it
Einstein is quoted as having said that if he had 1 hour to save the world he would spend 55 minutes defining the problem and only 5 minutes finding the solution.

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Sakis Koukouvis's comment, December 14, 2011 1:54 AM
Very good!
Vonny~'s comment, December 14, 2011 5:33 AM
thank you Sakis!
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Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking | Psychology Today

Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking | Psychology Today | Genius | Scoop.it
Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. By Michael Michalko...
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Talent, Practice, Scientists, and Journalists: Can't We All Just Get Along? | Psychology Today

Talent, Practice, Scientists, and Journalists: Can't We All Just Get Along? | Psychology Today | Genius | Scoop.it
Journalists and Scientists unite! By Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman...
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The Creative 'Flow': How to Enter That Mysterious State of Oneness

The Creative 'Flow': How to Enter That Mysterious State of Oneness | Genius | Scoop.it
Since flow is so essential to creativity and well-being across many slices of life, it's important that we learn more about the characteristics associated with flow so that we may learn how to tap into this mental resource.
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Why Daydreamers are More Creative | The Creativity Post

Why Daydreamers are More Creative | The Creativity Post | Genius | Scoop.it
We don't have to promote either working memory skills or imagination and daydreaming. We can promote both. And in so doing, we are promoting true creativity -- creativity that is both novel and useful.

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3 Ideas to Prevent Schools from Killing Creativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking | The Creativity Post

3 Ideas to Prevent Schools from Killing Creativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking | The Creativity Post | Genius | Scoop.it
What we value the most is what our schools address the least. What can we do?
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Is High Ability Necessary for Greatness? | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Is High Ability Necessary for Greatness? | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | Genius | Scoop.it
As soon as I saw the headline “Research sheds light on origins of greatness” , my interest was piqued. The article is referring to a new ...
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Creativity and Intelligence: The Underlying BVSR Process | Psychology Today

Creativity and Intelligence: The Underlying BVSR Process | Psychology Today | Genius | Scoop.it
The BVSR process behind creativity/ intelligence. By Sandeep Gautam...
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Unusual Thinking Styles Increase Creativity — PsyBlog

Unusual Thinking Styles Increase Creativity — PsyBlog | Genius | Scoop.it
Psychological research reveals how rational versus intuitive thinking can inspire new ideas.
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Creativity and Intelligence: a Tripartite Structure? | Psychology Today

Creativity and Intelligence: a Tripartite Structure? | Psychology Today | Genius | Scoop.it
Creativity and Intelligence as opponent processes. By Sandeep Gautam...
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Duck/Rabbit Illusion Provides a Simple Test of Creativity — PsyBlog

Duck/Rabbit Illusion Provides a Simple Test of Creativity — PsyBlog | Genius | Scoop.it
Are you creative?Try this simple test…...
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Is Conscientiousness Compatible with Creativity? | The Creativity Post

Is Conscientiousness Compatible with Creativity? | The Creativity Post | Genius | Scoop.it
Creative people are both Conscientious and not Conscientious at the same time.
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7 Steps to a Culture of Innovation

7 Steps to a Culture of Innovation | Genius | Scoop.it
Hyper-growth companies often credit a culture of innovation as their primary driver of success. They deploy creative thinking to attack problems big and small. Here's how you can too.

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How Mistakes Can Make You Smarter | Psychology Today

How Mistakes Can Make You Smarter | Psychology Today | Genius | Scoop.it
There are 2 typical responses to mistakes: paying attention & shutting down. By Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D....
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Sorry, Talented: Striving Matters | Psychology Today

Sorry, Talented: Striving Matters | Psychology Today | Genius | Scoop.it
Do the gifted and talented need to learn humility? By Jonathan Wai, Ph.D....
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The Creative Personality: Ten paradoxical traits of the

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Here are the 10 antithetical traits often present in creative people that are integrated with each other in a dialectical tension

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» Need to Create? Get a Constraint

» Need to Create? Get a Constraint | Genius | Scoop.it
It's not until we encounter an unexpected hurdle that the chains of cognition are loosened, and we experience newfound access to creativity. Frontal Cortex blogger Jonah Lehrer explains why.
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How to Think Creatively

How to Think Creatively | Genius | Scoop.it
People often associate innovation with a light bulb. Forget that. Creativity isn't an on/off switch or a sudden burst of light. It's a process, and you learn to control it and master it.
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