Tag Archives: creativity

Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

“We should spend less time at universities filling our students’ minds with content by lecturing at them, and more time igniting their creativity … by actually talking with them.” (Daphne Koller) Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Flow (in under 300 words)

PsyBlog spring.org.uk What is it like to be fully alive, right now, engaged with what you are doing? That’s the psychology of flow. When the happiness and creativity expert Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi was studying how painters work, he noticed an odd … Continue reading

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Imagine: How creativity works

Jonah Lehrer RSA Bestselling journalist and author  shows how new research is deepening our understanding of the human imagination and considers how this new science can make us happier. Listen to the podcast of the full event including audience Q&A: … Continue reading

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Five Effortless Postures that Foster Creative Thinking

PsyBlog Literally sitting outside a box, rather than in it, makes you more creative, according to new psychological research. There are lots of metaphors floating around in creativity. We talk about ‘thinking outside the box’, ‘putting two and two together’ … Continue reading

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Children’s rights in adults’ world: An interdisciplinary approach

Fernando del Maestro Enfoque Derecho It is curious to analyze how legal systems regulate the rights of children.  They recognize the right to integrity, to dignity, to liberty of consciousness, to education, to free development of personality, to identity, among … Continue reading

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Reasoning, Learning, and Creativity: Frontal Lobe Function and Human Decision-Making

Anne Collins & Etienne Koechlin PLoS Biology Abstract The frontal lobes subserve decision-making and executive control—that is, the selection and coordination of goal-directed behaviors. Current models of frontal executive function, however, do not explain human decision-making in everyday environments featuring … Continue reading

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Everything is a Remix

Everything is a Remix is produced by Kirby Ferguson, a New York-based filmmaker. Ferguson examines modern attitudes toward intellectual property and how these attitudes rather counterintuitively stifle creativity rather than fostering it. He illustrates the interconnectedness of our creations and … Continue reading

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Q&A: Work and it’s negative impact on health

Question: Can work negatively impact our health? Answer: Work can undermine one´s health and happiness when it becomes so serious that we believe that we can not do it; when we have no choice and it suffocates us; it is … Continue reading

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PressPausePlay

The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way, unleashing unlimited creative opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better art, film, music and literature or is true talent instead flooded and … Continue reading

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ANIMA (2011)

Source: Dominoes Production ANIMA (2011) from Dominoes Falling Productions, is a feature length documentary using a collaboration of various material. The film examines our relationships with ourselves, others and the environment around us. Other themes include our creativity and our … Continue reading

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