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How Art Stimulates Creativity

How Art Stimulates Creativity

Children explore the world because their curiosity propels them to learn more about it. They play games, talk incessantly, and continually run into the mystery of how things work. Yet this impulse to be curious and to engage in life is paradoxically squelched by schooling. There is something dry about reading, writing, and arithmetic that disconnects children’s curiosity about life.[Read More...]

by 31/10/2013 Creativity
The Art of Optimum Thinking

The Art of Optimum Thinking

Neuroscientists like Eric Kandel, who authored the renowned book, “The Age of Insight” have reached some remarkable conclusions about the role of art and optimum brain function. Neuroscientists who study artists at work, as well as chess players and others involved in some focused task, have found that the brain slows down when doing something interesting and mentally challenging, going[Read More...]

by 05/10/2013 Creative Insight
The Creative Process

The Creative Process

Art is, of course, linked with creativity, yet how, exactly how does creative thinking arise in the first place? Perhaps the best way to understand it is by simply describing an incident that has probably happened to you: You have been mulling over a problem in your life, either something happening in your personal life or at work. Despite your[Read More...]

by 23/09/2013 Creative Insight