The debates about giftedness continue
Trump is driven by one thing and one thing only: the search for glory
Inspired writing is like talking, an expression of one’s inner state of being
When grit is driven by your authentic soul, and a prosocial purpose, you are one unstoppable hero!
Solitude and introspection can lead to a life full of connection, creativity and meaning
Deep down, we all find it draining having to talk to too many people.
The Imagination Retreats aim to further understand how imagination operates within specific domains—and ultimately, how to cultivate this critically important capacity in all people.
A new study found that relaxation training benefited introverts more than extraverts in boosting creative thinking
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Grit is a lucid, informative and entertaining review of the latest research on grit and how it can be developed
“Just because a diagnosis [of ADHD] can be made does not take away from the great traits we love about Calvin and his imaginary tiger friend, Hobbes
Creators are not mere experts. Instead of deliberately practicing down an already existing path, they often create their own path for others to follow
Science-informed suggestions to help you have greater health, growth, and happiness.
There can be substantial trade-offs between seeking happiness and seeking meaning in life
Adapted from Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind, by Scott Barry Kaufman and Carolyn Gregoire
It's a great myth that creative geniuses consistently produce great work. Whereas consistency may be the key to expertise, the secret to creative greatness appears to be doing things differently—even when that means failing
Introversion is one of the most misunderstood (yet most widely recognized and talked about) dimensions of human personality. Here's a video that summarizes the latest science of introversion
Our focus on competition, grades, and standardized test performance is actively robbing children of the opportunity for the sort of personal growth that really matters.
New research suggests that we may be actively penalizing our most creative students.