Feb 26, 2019
This episode features:
-Do you need 10,000 hours of practice to be an expert?
-What is the connection between creativity and mental illness
-Can drugs make you more creative?
-Can electrically stimulating your brain make you more creative?
-Are smarter people more creative?
-How do psychologists measure creativity
-Which personality trait predicts creativity
-Techniques for enhancing creativity
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DeYoung, C. G., Flanders, J. L., & Peterson, J. B. (2008). Cognitive abilities involved in insight problem solving: An individual differences model. Creativity Research Journal, 20(3), 278-290.
Kaufman, S. B., & Gregoire, C. (2016). Wired to create: Unraveling the mysteries of the creative mind. Penguin.
Simonton, D. K. (1988). Scientific genius: A psychology of science. Cambridge University Press.
Stanley, K. O., & Lehman, J. (2015). Why greatness cannot be planned: The myth of the objective. Springer.
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