Category Archives: Creativity

Creativity Post has published an interesting article titled Why Thinking Of Others Improves Your Creativity. Besides perhaps savoring the moment of schadenfreude that comes with locking someone in an imaginary tower, such visualization also yields some insights into how to … Continue reading

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Boost Creativity By Rethinking Labels

A scientifically validated creativity technique? That’s what Scientific American recently wrote about, and it’s not a creativity technique that I ever heard about before: To become more inventive, new research suggests, we should start thinking about common items in terms … Continue reading

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One of Worlds Greatest Designers on Discovering Ideas vs. Creating Ideas

Being creative – is that actually about creating or is it about discovering? According to George Lois it’s about discovering.

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Books on Creativity by Brainpicker

Great collection of books on creativity by @brainpicker.

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Steve Jobs on Creativity

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me. – Steve Jobs

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Enhance Creativity By Acting Out Metaphors

Thinking creatively – thinking outside the box – gets easier if you actually have a real physical box and actually put it physically away. Sounds like those primary school kind of silly exercises? Well, this reserach found that it actually … Continue reading

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Six Rules of Creativity = 1 Rule of Creativity = There Are No Rules About Creativity

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7 Tips to Spark Creativity

Here are 7 quick tips to spark creativity by Gretchen Rubin: Take notes Follow your interests Buy supplies (magic markers, drawing pad, etc.) Draw an idea-map Enjoy the fun of failure Read random magazines Indulge your magpie impulses Of course, … Continue reading

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David Kelley: How to build your creative confidence

notes: in class, friend made horse out of clay teacher said: “terrible, doesn’t like horse” – friend never made anything like that again how often does something like this happen? many people had have similar experiences: someone who shot them … Continue reading

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(Some) Noise Enhances Creativity

Who would have thought? Scientists found out that some noise can enhance creative cognition. The new study, published online in the Journal of Consumer Research, explores how a moderate-level of ambient noise (about 70 decibels, equivalent to a passenger car traveling … Continue reading

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