How to Bust Out of a Creative Rut

What kills creativity? Knowing the answer can nurture the innovator within.

Double Majors Are More Creative

By Keith Sawyer Ph.D.
A new study finds that students who double major are more creative.

10 Reasons Why We Struggle With Creativity

By David DiSalvo
Creativity is crucial to a fulfilled life, so don't sell yourself short.

Overcoming Creative Block: Resources for Mindful Creativity

By Brad Waters
Resources for incorporating mindfulness to overcome stifled creativity

Play the “What If?” Game

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
This fun game stimulates the creative process

4 Good Ways to Get Great Ideas

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Use simple objects, strategies, and your mind to be creative.

9 Fresh Ways NOT to Suffer Creative Block

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Learn to pass through, over, or around your creative blocks.

Can creativity be boosted?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Childhoods of highly creative people are no picnic

How to Boost Desire Using the Psychology of Scarcity

By Nir Eyal
Interested in boosting customer desire? A classic study reveals how.

Creativity and the In-Between Times

By Laura Deutsch
Show up, even in fallow times, to keep your creative muscles toned.

Creativity and successful brain aging: Going with the flow

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Creativity and flexible attitudes can promote healthy brain aging

A Winning Way to Get Started Writing Your Life Story

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Most first novels are at core autobiographical. Want to write yours?

BUCK the Status Quo

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Sometimes you have to kiss “Tradition” good-bye

The Perks of Taking a Shower

By Kimberly Sena Moore Ph.D.
6 Ways to Nurture and Enhance Your Creative Self

Is the ADHD Brain More Creative?

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Does ADHD give people a creative edge?

Innovation and The Base Rate

By Drew Boyd
Understanding the base rate lends clues where to apply systematic creativity.

Do You Dare to Be Bad?

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
You can get unstuck creatively by saying "Hi" to your shadow.

Outside the Box

By Ruth C. White Ph.D.
11 comments on non-conformity from 11 non-conformists.

Your life story in metaphors

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
A box of chocolates or a bowl of cherries; which best fits your life?