Are you right? Of course you are. We all think we’re right! You’re right about politics. You’re right about those disagreements in your marriage. You’re right about who you are – your critics or enemies don’t know the real you.Read More
Imagine taking one of the scientific tests of creative thinking ability – which are actually considered ways to measure creative potential – such as JP Guilford’s Alternate Uses Task or the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking devised by Paul Torrance.
You score low – pity. Guess you should forget about trying to think highly creative thoughts since your chances of becoming a properly creative person appear dead in the water. Try data processing or manual labour instead.Read More
Creativity requires a special, enhanced kind of discipline. Discuss. Or rather, let me explain.Read More
One of the more persistent urban myths is that we only use ten percent of our brains. The technical term for this theory in the cognitive science community is ‘horseshit’.
It’s just not true. We don’t use all of our brains all of the time, but we do use all of it for something some of the time, meaning it all gets used.Read More
A new survey of 200 men in the UK reveals that 58 percent think being a more “creative, inventive and imaginative thinker” will make them more attractive.Read More
While it’s increasingly understood that creativity is useful or even vital in the professional world, people sometimes need a little convincing that it can also be of serious personal value. But creativity can be of enormous help in everyday ways we can all identify with - for example in the dating game.Read More