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November 25, 2015

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November 25, 2015

Scarcity, Not Abundance, Enhances Consumer Creativity, Study Says

Nov. 17, 2015 — Resource scarcity translates into enhanced consumer creativity, according to new research. A general sense of scarcity activates a constraint mindset that manifests itself through increased novelty ... read more

May 5, 2015 — America's best teachers rap their algebra lessons, use music to teach Kafka and find other ways to use their own creative interests to teach their students, finds a new study. Examining the ... read more

Assessing Feedback Interactions in a Creative Setting

Mar. 11, 2015 — The traditional notion of feedback usually involves a one-way conversation where a manager rates an employee's performance because the destination, so to speak, is known. But what happens in a ... read more

Entitlement Boosts Creativity

Nov. 18, 2014 — Generally considered a negative trait, entitlement, in small doses, can actually have the positive effect of boosting ... read more

Nov. 12, 2014 — It is claimed one in five students have taken the ‘smart’ drug Modafinil to boost their ability to study and improve their chances of exam success. But new research into the effects of Modafinil ... read more

This Just In: Political Correctness Pumps Up Productivity on the Job

Nov. 4, 2014 — Political correctness, loathed by some as censorship awash in leftist philosophy, actually boosts the creativity of mixed-sex work teams. These results highlight a paradoxical consequence: A term ... read more

Where'd You Get That Great Idea?

Nov. 4, 2014 — Is it better to 'think outside the box,' or to build on something more closely related to the problem one is trying to solve? Researchers have collected surprising evidence that nearer is ... read more

Meditation Makes You More Creative, Study Suggests

Oct. 28, 2014 — Certain meditation techniques can promote creative thinking, even if you have never meditated before. The study is a clear indication that you don't need to be an experienced meditator to profit ... read more

Managers Can Boost Creativity by 'Empowering Leadership' and Earning Employees' Trust

Oct. 8, 2014 — Managers can promote creativity in employees by 'empowering leadership' and earning employees' trust, according to a new ... read more

Oct. 8, 2014 — Steve Jobs swore by a fruit diet, as he believed it improved his ideas. And he wasn't wrong: food with high levels of tyrosine, like bananas, peaches and almonds, allow us to think harder and ... read more

Smoking Cannabis Doesn't Make You More Creative, Study Suggests

Oct. 8, 2014 — Some people think that smoking cannabis makes them more creative. However, new research shows that the opposite is true. Smokers who ingested a low dose of THC, or none at all (they were given a ... read more

Highly Competitive Environments Hurt Creativity of Women in Teams, Research Suggests

Aug. 11, 2014 — Women tend to outperform men when it comes to collaboration and creativity in small working groups, but force teams to go head to head in highly competitive environments and the benefits of a female ... read more

How Can Britain Be Made More Creative?

July 30, 2014 — The secret of creativity is not individual genius so much as in the interactions between artists, their peers and their audience, an author says, adding that "people can be made more creative ... read more

Psychology Researchers Explore How Engineers Create: It's Not So Much 'Eureka' Moments as It's the Sweat of One's Brow

June 17, 2014 — Simply put, engineers make things. But is finding that 'new' invention a massive mental leap from point A to point B, or are there scores of unnoticed intermediate steps in ... read more

Taking a Walk May Lead to More Creativity Than Sitting

Apr. 24, 2014 — When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting, according to research. "Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking ... read more

Creative Activities Outside Work Can Improve Job Performance

Apr. 16, 2014 — Employees who pursue creative activities outside of work may find that these activities boost their performance on the job, according to a new study by an organizational psychologist. Creative ... read more

Business: Creativity and Innovation Need to Talk More

Apr. 8, 2014 — Creativity and innovation are not sufficiently integrated in either the business world or academic research, according to a new study. Scientists reviewed the rapidly growing body of research into ... read more

Mar. 27, 2014 — Inspiration has been linked with people at risk of developing bipolar disorder for the first time in a study. For generations, artists, musicians, poets and writers have described personal ... read more

Hey, Boss! Lose Yourself to Dance, Know Yourself Better

Mar. 6, 2014 — Could managers gain a new kind of understanding about their interaction with colleagues and employees by ‘dancing’? That's the question arising from new research. Management is usually ... read more

Dishonesty and Creativity: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Feb. 20, 2014 — Lying about performance on one task may increase creativity on a subsequent task by making people feel less bound by conventional rules, according to new ... read more

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