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What Is Creativity? Cultural Icons on What Ideation Is and How It ...

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Here are views from several famous people on what conprises creativity. Pick one as your guide to creativity and live it!

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Why we have our best ideas in the shower: The science of creativity - - The Buffer Blog

Why we have our best ideas in the shower: The science of creativity - - The Buffer Blog | Creativity: The Art of Letting Go | Scoop.it

by Leo Widrich

 

"It's a long term, unwritten rule: We get our best ideas in the shower. Why does this happen? Here is an exploration of the science of creativity:


“We think what we see is a relaxation of ‘executive functions’ to allow more natural de-focused attention and uncensored processes to occur that might be the hallmark of creativity,” says Braun.

 

"So, the areas in our brain, that we use to make decisions is largely inactive. The “medial prefrontal cortex” area, which is responsible to learn association, context, events and emotional responses however was extremely active on the other hand. This graphic of brain activity probably describes it best (see graphic above):


Via Jim Lerman
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A little science to ponder! We are not born creative or non creative. The skills of creativity can be taught. It is a different way of thinking. It is a different way of looking at the world. It is slowing down and asking questions. It is giving yourself permission to take the time. It is....

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