Creativity Can Be The Sacred And Precious Experience Children Need To Live

This week alarm bells were rung in the UK when the government’s education secretary called attention to a growing problem in young children’s intellectual and academic development. Official figures now show that over a quarter (28 percent) of four- and five-year-olds do not meet communication and literacy levels, which for example means they are “unable to communicate in full sentences” by the time they enter primary school.

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Are You Potentially A Creative Genius? Revisiting The 10 Percent Myth

One of the more persistent urban myths is that we only use ten percent of our brains. The technical term for this theory in the cognitive science community is ‘horseshit’.

It’s just not true. We don’t use all of our brains all of the time, but we do use all of it for something some of the time, meaning it all gets used.

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When Creativity Scientists Don’t Understand What Creativity Is

Some research just published in the British Journal of Psychiatry claims that “creative” people are 90 percent more likely than everyone else to suffer from schizophrenia, 39 percent more likely to go to hospital with depression and 62 percent more likely to do so for bipolar disorder.

There is a glaring error in the study, however.

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