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How Plants In The Workplace May Get You A Promotion

By | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 12:27

Houseplants in the workplace may lead to a promotion, boosting productivity and well-being by 50 percent.

Exercise and Creativity

Why People Looking For That Creative Spark Should Consider A Good Workout

By | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 14:11

A Dutch research team has revealed findings from a study that tested moderate exercise's effect on creativity.

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Sad To Happy: Subconscious Thoughts About Tragedy Lead To Better Comedy

By | Tue, 07/02/2013 - 13:57

A new study shows an increase in humorous creativity when individuals are primed with thoughts of death.

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Boring Work Makes People Creative

By | Fri, 01/11/2013 - 17:43

Being bored at work might just give a boost to your creative side, says a new study.

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Nature Enhances Creativity and Problem-Solving Skills

By | Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:02

A new study finds that being in the great outdoors may do more than improve your physical health: it can also boost your creativity.

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Your Brain on Rap: Rappers' Brain Scans Help Explain Creativity

By | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:14

Researchers decided to study some rappers' technique by conducting a fMRI scan. Their findings could shed some light on the nature of not just rap, but creativity as a whole.

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Daydreaming May Enhance Creativity, Study Says

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 16:12

Researchers found that daydreaming does help people think creatively and solve problems.

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Can Creativity Foreshadow Mental Illness?

By | Tue, 10/16/2012 - 14:12

Creativity is frequently paired with mental illness, according to a new study that confirms the stereotype that people in creative professions are significantly more susceptible to psychiatric disorders than the general population.

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Creative Personalities Have Longer Lives, Study Says

By | Mon, 09/10/2012 - 13:17

Creative thinking lowers stress and boosts the brain's ability to keep itself healthy.

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Why the Geek Shall Inherit the Earth: How Social Rejection Sparks Creativity and Productivity

By | Thu, 08/23/2012 - 15:20

It hurts to be excluded, but a new study finds that social rejection can actually spark the imagination, particularly in people with a strong sense of their own independence.