Creating Art Can Bring Neural and Spiritual Benefits
Returning to art after 25 years of being a working mother has changed the way I see the world—and myself.
For Artists, Traumatic Childhoods Can Lead to More Intense Creative Experiences
Performing can be a way of letting go of one's sense of self.
Breaking Down Virtual-Reality Walls May Boost Creativity
Chinese researchers demonstrate how high-tech tools can be used to harness the power of metaphor.
Rock Bands Need a Married Square as Much as They do the Wild Bachelor
Both punk bands and student groups produce more innovative work if they contain a mix of married and single people.
The Brains of Jazz and Classical Musicians Respond Differently to Surprising Sounds
The way we mentally process the unexpected may be a key to creativity.
Can Protest Art Survive and Thrive During a Trump Presidency?
Will dire circumstances prevent art that fuels a resistance from catching on, or will artists simply be further galvanized to create?