In a very poignant scene at the end of the movie “The Imitation Game” computer scientist Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) has been undergoing court-mandated hormone therapy to “cure” him of his homosexuality, a treatment that left him very ill but allowed him to continue his work rather than going to prison. One of the most […]
“The artist group had significantly more grey matter in an area of the brain.” A BBC news story reports on research that concludes “Artists have structurally different brains compared with non-artists. Brain scans revealed that artists had increased neural matter in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery. “The research, published in NeuroImage, […]
How does our self concept, our identity, affect creative expression?
How do we find creative passions and how does pursuing them demand changes in our life?
One example of an artist who has addressed these questions is Natalie Fobes.
A bio on her site …
“At any time I still expect that the no-talent police will come and arrest me.” Actor, writer, director Mike Myers
Many talented and creative people experience impostor feelings and beliefs about themselves, despite their accomplishments.
Ang Lee recently won his second Academy Award as best director for “Life of Pi” (his first was for “Brokeback Mountain”).
In an article on leadership, Susan Cain gives a number of examples of “effective Asian-American lea…