If you quickly scan the two pictures by Octavio Ocampo, you’ll miss the detail and richness. Spend a minute – what do you see in the pictures?
If you quickly observe this sketch, you may assume it’s something less than it is.
First ideas are usually the most conventional; creative insight needs time to gestate.
“People who take time to step back and assess each visual puzzle above are more likely to perceive the multiple layers in the images. In the same way, when we’re developing an original idea, a pause gives our brains time to form creative associations, and recognize patterns, or simply see things from a different angle,” psychologist Maria Konnikova.
Let’s leverage procrastination for next year’s World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15-21. Why not start to consider ways to leverage/celebrate/engage during the week now?
Source: To boost your creativity, procrastinate
How over-engaging your pre-frontal cortex can lead to a creative block.
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Insights for consideration for your World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15-21, 2016
Unraveling the underlying neural mechanisms of human creativity is a tough knot to untie. Despite its difficulties, or perhaps because of them, neuroscientists are on the hunt.
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Evolution has fostered and rewarded creativity. Creativity is as human as conversation.
Pursuing creative passions and favorite activities into old age could preserve your mind
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic discovered that people who engaged in artistic activities, such as painting, drawing and sculpting, in both middle and old age were 73% less likely to have memory and thinking problems, such as mild cognitive Impairment, that lead to dementia.
Neuroscience: The more that teachers believe in their students the more that students believe in themselves. Think it’s the same for employers and employees?
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“People as old as 90 who actively acquire new interests that involve learning retain their ability to learn. But if we stop taxing the nucleus basalis, it begins to dry up.”
There’s evidence that something as trivial as changing the path you use when you walk home from the subway can rewire your brain for the better.
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