Whether you realize it or not, creative thinking is something even the most conventional thinkers engage in every day. Researchers say creativity can be enhanced by reinterpreting frustrating situations.
Professional jazz musicians play certain combinations of notes and "licks" with more constant timing and force than other notes. Findings suggest jazz musicians possess a collection of patterns that are directly grounded in their brains and bodies.
Rather than spending your free time browsing through social media or staring at your cell phone, researchers suggest taking a moment to just sit and think. Spending time alone with your thoughts can help problem-solving, enhance creativity, and improve overall well-being.
Children tend to believe that high intelligence is a male trait, and this view strengthens and grows until they reach the age of 12, a new study reports. The association was stronger in older children and in those whose parents upheld the stereotypical belief.