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Psychology of Creativity

Where Does Creativity Come From?

Dr. Larry Dossey | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Larry Dossey

Although creative breakthroughs can be spontaneous, it helps if we open the door and assist the process.

Carolyn Gregoire

How And Where Imagination Occurs In The Brain

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.18.2013 | Science

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination," Albert Einstein once said. "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is ...

W. D. (Bill) Hamilton -- A Case of Life-long Creativity

Ullica Segerstrale | Posted 06.09.2013 | College
Ullica Segerstrale

Identifying and nurturing unusual scientific talent is an important challenge for educators. What is being done today to ensure that great creative potential is given a chance? Are there enough avenues available for self-directed creative individuals, much needed in science?

A Surprising Way To Release Your Creativity

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

In silence, our world opens to this goldenness, what is life giving and true. A silent retreat is free time where simple being and inner stillness conspire to light up our minds with the light of our soul.

Can You Be Unconsciously Creative?

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Deliberate conscious thought involves both divergent and convergent processes. You are reminded of things you know about that might help you to solve the problem, and then you evaluate those ideas and focus on the ones you like.

Why Some People Are Better At Drawing Than Others

Posted 06.25.2012 | Science

Since the dawn of human art-making, the divide has been clear: There are people who can effortlessly sketch an object's likeness, and people who...

Could He Have Created Twitter? Exploring The Limits Of Creative Genius

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 06.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Barry Kaufman

Michael Jackson was the epitome of creativity. But I wonder, how far did his genius spread? With his innovative powers, could he have created Twitter? This isn't an easy question to answer.

Creativity Analyzed: Psychology of the Artist

Pythia Peay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pythia Peay

A conversation with Jungian analyst Larry Staples on the psychology of creativity, and it's shadows: sin, guilt and anxiety.