Exposure, practice and training still play essential roles in shaping one’s creativity.
Creativity is the way our brains express our imagination. Painters, photographers, dancers, writers and all artists know the importance of it. We create when we think and observe, so essentially we all have the power to be creative.
A latest research says that men may be able to tell a woman's fertile period by merely watching her walk and dance.
The next time you get angry, you might want to use a technique to reduce the frustration that's building up inside of you. A new study reveals a simple strategy that people can use to minimize how angry and aggressive they get when they are provoked by others.
Peer evaluation is a touchstone of many business school classes. But does the process of rating the work of one’s classmates really shape better business people? A new study from Concordia’s John Molson School of Business, published in the journal Academy of Management Learning and Education, answers that question with a resounding yes.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's Adel Imam, the Arab world's most famous comic actor, had a conviction and three-month prison sentence for insulting Islam in his films and plays overturned on appeal, a state newspaper reported on Thursday.
Scientists found that men who drank two pints of beer or two glasses of wine before solving brain teasers were quicker in delivering correct answers.
The majority of parents dislike the idea of their kids sticking to the idiot box for long hours watching their favorite cartoons and movies. Now a study is saying that the stuff your kids watch may not always be harmful. On the contrary, some can help awaken the hidden creativity in him
Stuck solving a problem? Seek the obscure, says Tony McCaffrey, a psychology PhD from the University of Massachusetts. “There’s a classic obstacle to innovation called ‘functional fixedness,’ which is the tendency to fixate on the common use of an object or its parts. It hinders people from solving problems.” McCaffrey has developed a systematic way of overcoming that obstacle: the “generic parts technique” (GPT), which he describes in the latest issue of Psychological Science, a journal publi...
A new study showed that the best time of day for creativity is different following the type of a person.
New experiments show that the experience of thinking fast makes people more likely to take risks.
While boys generally do better than girls in science and math, some studies have found that girls do better in arithmetic.
Widow. Bite. Monkey. What word goes with these three words? This is the kind of question that is asked on the Remote Associates Test, which psychologists use to study creativity.
Two vital parts of mentally organizing the world are classification, or the understanding that similar things belong in the same category; and induction, an educated guess about a thing’s properties if it’s in a certain category. There are reasons to believe that language greatly assists adults in both kinds of tasks. But how do young children use language to make sense of the things around them? It’s a longstanding debate among psychologists.
"Interestingly, from negotiation research we know that it is much easier to negotiate deals that involve gains, instead of losses," says Carsten de Dreu, Professor of Psychology at the University of Amsterdam.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.