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The Many Origins of Creative Thought and Action.
Wilma Koutstaal Ph.D.
How long should you stick with searching for ideas – and why?
What helps us as inspiration seekers?
What objects or "things" could you bring into play, to help you reach a fresh new view of what's possible?
What pacing best gives your creative process the space and freedom it needs?
What things invite us to come forward to speak and share new ideas?
Awakening our creativity with a few simple words.
What leads us to try new things?
In striving to be as creative as possible, we can find ourselves in an ongoing tug-of-war with abstraction.
Are you too fixed in your beliefs about creativity?
Getting creative – There’s nothing like drawing on experience!
Sometimes what we see as blocking our way can be just what we need to creatively guide us forward
Flexing our creative muscles — by detail stepping
When should we go with the tried and true, and when should we reach out for something new?
Keeping an open mind about — and asking more from — brain training
How to “warm-up” your dynamically creative brain
How do we (really) keep our creative momentum?
How can our thinking/working spaces be made more creativity-friendly?
Wilma Koutstaal, Ph.D., is a psychology professor at the University of Minnesota who studies thinking, memory and mental agility.