Sternberg Receives Grawemeyer Award for Intelligence Research
APS William James Fellow Robert J. Sternberg has won the 2018 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for his research on intelligence and education. Sternberg, a professor of human development at Cornell University and
No Clear Link Between Creativity and Mood Disorders
A systematic review doesn’t disprove the myth linking creativity and mood disorders but it shows there’s little evidence for it.
What Happens to Creativity as We Age?
The New York Times: One day not long ago, Augie, a 4-year-old Gopnik grandchild, heard his grandfather wistfully say, “I wish I could be a kid again.” After a thoughtful pause, Augie came up with
The Surprising (Easy!) Thing That Can Boost Your Kid’s Creativity
Parents: My daughter is big on talking with her hands. I’ve always found her grand sweeping gestures to be kind of humorous—every story she tells winds up looking like a wacky game of charades. But
How Do Creative Ideas Get Heard?
Imagine you are an employee at a widget-making factory. Sitting at your desk one day, you have an epiphany: You’ve thought of a new way to create widgets that should increase production by threefold. But
Gesturing Can Boost Children’s Creative Thinking
Two experiments suggest that encouraging children to use gestures as they think can help them come up with more creative ideas.