Creativity Predicts a Longer Life

The trait of openness improves health through creativity

Source: www.scientificamerican.com
“…openness, which measures cognitive flexibility and the willingness to entertain novel ideas, has emerged as a lifelong protective factor. The linchpin seems to be the creativity associated with the personality trait—creative thinking reduces stress and keeps the brain healthy.”
 
All the more reason to celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15-21, no?

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