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Who’s the Better Judge of a Good Idea: You or Your Boss?

A new study turns to professional circus performers to investigate whether management or creatives are better at assessing what an audience wants. ... More>


Turns Out You Really Do Think Brilliant Thoughts in the Shower


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Unpacking Creativity: Semantic Distance Is the Difference” and “The Ritual Animal” ... More>


Observation

Ellen Langer to be Honored at Liberty Science Center Genius Gala

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Ellen Langer is being honored at the Liberty Science Center Genius Gala for her work on control, aging, stress, decision-making, health, and mindfulness. ... More>


The Creative Power of ‘Outsiders’

New research shows that “insiders” and “outsiders” use different cognitive processes and strategies to generate creative breakthroughs. ... More>