Helping Creative People Create

From the monthly archives:

September 2010

But it’s the neurological impact of sustained aerobic fitness in young people that is especially compelling. A memorable years-long Swedish study published last year found that, among more than a million 18-year-old boys who joined the army, better fitness was correlated with higher I.Q.’s, even among identical twins. The fitter the twin, the higher his ...

John Cleese on the Origin of Creativity | Open Culture. Fascinating. We get our ideas from what I’m going to call for a moment our unconscious — the part of our mind that goes on working, for example, when we’re asleep. So what I’m saying is that if you get into the right mood, then ...

Two is the magic number: a new science of creativity. – By Joshua Wolf Shenk – Slate Magazine. Interesting new series on extremely creative duos. I’m liking it already.

I noticed something else a few minutes ago that made me smile — there’s no clock on the Kindle. I realize that this is a small thing and, really, there wouldn’t be much reason to include one. But, as per the Getting Started guide that opened when I first powered up the Kindle, one of ...

But, in reality, the same rule that holds true for relationships should apply for ideas: if it’s going nowhere, it is sometimes best to move on. via Send Ideas to the Graveyard :: Tips :: The 99 Percent.

But what most digital fasters describe the experience to be like is not a cleansing, or some detoxification — finally, I’m free of that corrupting Internet! — but rather a realization of how online and offline lives are integrated. One. A newly holistic life that includes time for both plugging in and unplugging, in equally ...

Intellectual Property Expert Group ipeg » Blog Archive » Turning around the Western World’s Crisis of Creativity.