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Bad Genius: The Link Between Arrogance and Creativity

Bad Genius: The Link Between Arrogance and Creativity | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Is there a link between creativity and arrogance?

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The Dark Side of Creativity

The Dark Side of Creativity | Psychology and Brain News | 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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The Creative Situation of Cheating

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Creative people are more likely to cheat than less creative people, possibly because this talent increases their ability to rationalize their actions, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Is Conscientiousness Compatible with Creativity?

Is Conscientiousness Compatible with Creativity? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Creative people are both Conscientious and not Conscientious at the same time.
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How Convergent and Divergent Thinking Foster Creativity

How Convergent and Divergent Thinking Foster Creativity | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

IQ-type reasoning is only one slice of the creativity pie.

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Why People Secretly Fear Creative Ideas — PsyBlog

Why People Secretly Fear Creative Ideas — PsyBlog | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Why creative ideas are often rejected in favour of conformity and uniformity.

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Creative People and Those with Mental Health Issues Share Common Traits

Creative People and Those with Mental Health Issues Share Common Traits | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

People with extraordinarily high IQs and very creative individuals have often been accused of walking a fine line between genius and mental instability. But do people with extremely creative personalities and people with legitimate mental health issues have similar traits? According to a new study led by Andreas Fink of the University of Graz, they do.

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