Shelley Carson earned her Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard University, where she continues to teach and conduct research on creativity, psychopathology, and resilience. Topics in our audio interview related to the creative mind include the seven brain activation patterns she discusses in her book; the relation of creativity with ADHD; flexibility in thought, and mood […]
“The artist begins with a vision — a creative operation requiring effort. Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse How can fear impact our creative thinking and creative work? How do we gain confidence to live and create more fully? Author and teacher Elizabeth Gilbert admits “the only reason I can speak so authoritatively about fear is […]
This series of posts on “How To Be More Creative” offers articles, books and other resources on developing creative thinking and innovation, and enhancing our creative expression.
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See list of articles: Archives for Personality Two examples: Doing Creative Work: Preparation, Performing, Perfectionism Preparation is often a crucial part of creative work, and many, if not most, creative people are highly sensitive – which can enhance this preparation. With something like twenty percent of us being highly sensitive, that means there are many per… […]
These four P’s of Product, People, Process and environmental Press have been used as frameworks by many creativity researchers and writers. In a helpful overview article, Sandeep Gautam provides explanations of these concepts, and references to various creativity experts. Here are a few excerpts. First, to start with the illustration: “Blind monks examining an elephant”, […]