Up-and-Coming Voices: The Science of Creativity
Previews of relevant research by students and early-career scientists.
Back Page: Creativity Research and the Power of Problem Identification
Jing Zhou discusses her research in organizational behavior and the factors that facilitate or inhibit creativity and innovation.
The November/December Observer: Charging Up the Creative Battery
From the promise of electric brain stimulation to resurgent interest in psychedelics, psychological science is revealing a deeper understanding of many aspects of creativity.
Cowboy Culture Doesn’t Have a Monopoly on Innovation
What does culture have to do with creativity? The answer could be “a lot.” For decades, psychologists trying to understand the roots of creative imaginations have looked at the way two kinds of cultures affect
Spark Creativity with Thomas Edison’s Napping Technique
Thomas Edison was famously opposed to sleeping. In an 1889 interview published in Scientific American, the ever energetic inventor of the lightbulb claimed he never slept more than four hours a night. Sleep was, he thought, a waste
New Content From Perspectives on Psychological Science
A sample of articles on repressed memories, the Implicit Association Test (IAT), creativity, self-perception, experimentation and validity, how speaking Spanish might protect against stress, science communication, and moral reasoning.