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The Innovation Turbo-Charge: How To Train The Brain To Be More Creative

The Innovation Turbo-Charge: How To Train The Brain To Be More Creative | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
For a very long time, we haven’t had a good enough understanding of creativity and how it works in the brain to be able to train people to be more creative. This is beginning to change.
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The Relationship Between Creativity and Mental Illness

The Relationship Between Creativity and Mental Illness | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
The science behind the "tortured genius" myth and what it reveals about how the creative mind actually works.
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William S. Burroughs on Creativity

William S. Burroughs on Creativity | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
"The price an artist pays for doing what he wants is that he has to do it." “What art does … is tell us, make us feel that what we th (“The price an artist pays for doing what he wants is that he has to do it.” William S.
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The Importance Of Cultivating Creativity

The Importance Of Cultivating Creativity | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
CONCLUSION
INTRODUCTION: The Decline of Creativity
In the middle of grocery shopping with his five-year-old son last November, Alec Couros made a startling discovery about creativity.
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Leonard Cohen on Creativity, Hard Work, and Why You Should Never Quit Before You Know What It Is You’re Quitting

Leonard Cohen on Creativity, Hard Work, and Why You Should Never Quit Before You Know What It Is You’re Quitting | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
"The cutting of the gem has to be finished before you can see whether it shines." Canadian singer-songwriter, poet, and novelist Leonard (Leonard Cohen on creativity and why you should never quit before you know what you’re quitting
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The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History's Most Creative Minds

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History's Most Creative Minds | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.
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Tchaikovsky on the “Immeasurable Bliss” of Creativity, the Mystical Machinery of Inspiration, and the Evils of Interruptions

Tchaikovsky on the “Immeasurable Bliss” of Creativity, the Mystical Machinery of Inspiration, and the Evils of Interruptions | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
The creative process, cracked open at its rawest.
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This Graphic Details the Daily Routines of Famous Creative People

This Graphic Details the Daily Routines of Famous Creative People | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
If you'd like a little inspiration, or you're curious what the daily routine of the creative people you admire was like, this guide can show you.
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Explore – Julia Cameron on how to get out of your own way...

Explore – Julia Cameron on how to get out of your own way... | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
Julia Cameron on how to get out of your own way and unblock the “spiritual electricity” of creative flow – a timelessly wonderful read from 1992 (“No matter what your age or your life path…it is not too late or too selfish or too silly...
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Why I Built A Weekly Creativity Routine

Why I Built A Weekly Creativity Routine | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
Just like people who go to the gym to get fit, I discovered that creativity is something that I wish to exercise regularly. This is my creativity routine.
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Mekakucity Actors [メカクシティアクターズ] - Imagination Forest / 想像フォレスト

Sorry for the delay! Episode Link: http://www.anime-realm.com/Mekakucity-Actors-episode-10-2-sub.html.
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"Creativity in the Age of Distraction": Kim Wilkins at TEDxUQ 2014: Old Ideas, New World

Need some creative inspiration in your work, but find yourself procrastinating with the likes of Facebook, Twitter and 9gag? Internationally published novelist Kim Wilkins talks about the good...
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7 Tenets of Creative Thinking

7 Tenets of Creative Thinking | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
In school, we learn about geniuses and their ideas, but how did they get those ideas?
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How to overcome mental blocks and cultivate creativity

How to overcome mental blocks and cultivate creativity | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
In the past few weeks I’ve been relying heavily on my creative side to bring my new project to fruition. Recently I’ve had a few days where I felt as though a mental traffic jam was blocking me from getting anything done.
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Can Creativity Be Learned?

Can Creativity Be Learned? | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
Prevailing theories on creativity focus on methodology, or amount of practice. But new studies suggest artistic talent may be more hard-wired than we thought. (Can creativity be learned?
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Taking imagination seriously

Taking imagination seriously | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
Janet Echelman found her true voice as an artist when her paints went missing -- which forced her to look to an unorthodox new art material. Now she makes billowing, flowing, building-sized sculpture with a surprisingly geeky edge.
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How Creative Hobbies Make Us Better At Basically Everything

How Creative Hobbies Make Us Better At Basically Everything | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
They're not just diversions from the daily grind--creative play can make you better at what you do at work.
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Making Time 4 Creativity {how do YOU do it?}

Today I want to know how do you make time for creativity? I like to have many projects going that I can work on while watching TV, listening to the radio. I also like portable projects that...
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Buddhist Economics: How to Stop Prioritizing Goods Over People and Consumption Over Creative Activity

Buddhist Economics: How to Stop Prioritizing Goods Over People and Consumption Over Creative Activity | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
"Work and leisure are complementary parts of the same living process and cannot be separated without destroying the joy of work and the blis (Buddhist Economics—how to stop prioritizing goods over people and consumption over creativity
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Creative Spark: Mike White - YouTube

Screenwriter Mike White ("School of Rock," "Nacho Libre") takes viewers inside his creative process in an exploration of where ideas come from.
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Neurologist Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism, and the Necessary Forgettings of Creativity

Neurologist Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism, and the Necessary Forgettings of Creativity | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
"Memory is dialogic and arises not only from direct experience but from the intercourse of many minds."

"Memory is never a precise duplic (Happy 81st birthday, Oliver Sacks!
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How Mind-Wandering and “Positive Constructive Daydreaming” Boost Our Creativity and Social Skills

How Mind-Wandering and “Positive Constructive Daydreaming” Boost Our Creativity and Social Skills | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
The science of why fantasy and imaginative escapism are essential elements of a satisfying mental life.
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S1:E5 | Creativity | The Future of Us

All of our technological marvels begin as creative visions- but what exactly is creativity?? People speak of a 'flash of inspiration' and a 'lightning bolt of meaning'. Steve Jobs famously said: Creativity is just connecting things.
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Demystifying Creativity: Four Ways to Easily Foster Student Creativity

Demystifying Creativity: Four Ways to Easily Foster Student Creativity | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
By Kevin Parr My son Mason is well into the stage where he wants to do everything by himself. It is a wonderful and fascinating phase, although it can be frustrating at times.
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Five Creativity Exercises to Find Your Passion

Five Creativity Exercises to Find Your Passion | Random Creativity | Scoop.it
Want to start a business, but not sure what to pursue? Here's how to discover what you love.
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