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Is creativity driven by the right side of the brain? Not necessarily, according to this study of jazz guitarists

According to a popular view, creativity is a product of the brain's right hemisphere - innovative people are considered "right-brain ...
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Are people with ADHD really more creative than the rest of us?

Those affected by attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are clinically thought of as inattentive, hyperactive and impulsive. However, people with ...
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Do creative minds draw inspiration from a special place in the brain?

By using the dorsomedial part of what scientists refer to as the brain’s “default network,” creative people can stretch their ...
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Mad genius and genes: Are highly creative people more likely to suffer mental illness?

The idea of the "creative madman" (or woman) has persisted throughout history with Vincent Van Gogh as Exhibit A. Science ...
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Why people with ADHD may be more creative

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is typically described by the problems it presents. It is known as a neurological disorder, marked by ...
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‘Creative misbehavior’: When ingenuity takes a dark turn

Misbehavior is a form of creative thinking ...
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Unravelling the mysteries of the creative brain

Anna Abraham wrote a wonderful resource that covers some of the most hot button topics in the field [of the neuroscience of creativity] ...
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How dreams may help us declutter our brains and solve problems

Do you remember your dreams from last night? In how much detail? Were they related to anything you experienced during ...