Are Creative People’s Brains Different?

Our member Lorna wanted to share this article with our Guild members, and blog readers, who are likely of the creative personality types.

What makes highly creative people different from the rest of us? In the 1960s, psychologist and creativity researcher Frank X. Barron set about finding out 

Very interesting article! Especially with quotes like these!

The creative genius is “occasionally crazier and yet adamantly saner than the average person.”

Creative-minded people seemed to find an unusual synthesis between healthy and “pathological” behaviors.

Contrary to the “right-brain” myth, creativity doesn’t just involve a single brain region or even a single side of the brain.

Creative people are able to juggle contradictory modes of thought—cognitive and emotional, deliberate and spontaneous.

Thank you Lorna!


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