How Nostalgia Fuels Creativity

Looking back may help you look forward. Nostalgia makes us crave the past. It brings back fond memories of family road trips to the Grand Canyon, a crush at summer camp, hanging out with high school friends—the good old days. It seems counterintuitive, then, that such a backward-looking emotion would inspire original ideas, but that’s […]

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Is Your Brain Wired for Creativity?

Scientists have identified a part of the brain which could be responsible for creativity and innovative problem solving. Experts from Stanford University have found a link between blue-sky thinking and a brain region called the cerebellum, which is usually associated with helping to coordinate our movements. The researchers also suggested too much rigid organization hinders […]

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