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Creativity, Education and the Gift of 'Stress'

Michael Jinkins | Posted 03.20.2013 | College
Michael Jinkins

Most of us need the variety of inputs life brings, including experiences of dissonance and difficulty and tension, in order to achieve some level of creative output.

Create a Distraction-Free Zone

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.04.2012 | Parents
Art Markman, Ph.D.

That is where technology comes to the rescue for kids. In the middle of that frustration, they are prone to turn to a smart phone app, to start texting with a friend, or to take a break and play a video game. This multitasking is a killer for complex learning.