Charles Limb reviews his groundbreaking work studying creativity and the brain — by putting musicians inside an fMRI and watching as they improvise.
A recent Harvard Business Review piece looks to Kindergarten models for inspiration in what processes work in stimulating creativity, encouraging risk-taking, and overcoming analytical biases – with the end goal of ultimately encouraging innovation.
When I interview creatives, I often ask them what advice they would give to the next generation, the up-and-comers. Curiously, there’s one incredibly important habit that nearly all of them possess that is almost never mentioned. So what is the secret ingredient in their productivity regime? It’s simple: They get up early.
RSA Animate x Cognitive Media, in conjunction with Riverhead Books, bring a poignant portion of pop-sci author Steven Johnson’s TED Talk on “where good ideas come from” to life.
Creative professionals, or people who work in creative environments, know how hard it is to get “un-stuck”. Creating sticky things is great. Being stuck on the other hand can make us feel like we are losing ground…fast. Being stuck robs us of our creative rhythm. A few ideas that might help us get “un-stuck”