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Convergent Thinking

An Optimal Trait for Creativity and Success

Michael Neill | Posted 01.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

On a recent flight home from the U.K., I re-watched the movie Divergent, based on the bestselling novels by Veronica Roth, which my daughters and I ha...

What Happens When the IQ Test Taker Becomes the IQ Test Constructor?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 04.07.2012 | Education
Scott Barry Kaufman

If we want to assess a person's potential for creativity, innovation and imagination, we have to do better than give them an IQ test. We can't just ask them to figure out the one correct answer. We have to give them the opportunity to tell us what the problem is in the first place.

Thinking Out of the Box: How Physical Experience Enhances Creativity

Wray Herbert | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Something as simple as gesturing with alternate hands, or literally getting out of the box, may eliminate unconscious barriers that restrict thinking.