Lowering barriers to creativity

Although the creative process involves different stages, many people seem to find the stage involving creative imagination or thinking to be the most challenging. Research is showing that one key to creativity involves lowering the inhibitions that prevent us from fully engaging our imaginations. This typically corresponds to a reduction of activity in our frontal […]

Jann Ingmire (Futurity) | Quiz scores go up when students feel physics

Students who physically experience scientific concepts understand them more deeply and score better on science tests, according to a new study. Brain scans showed that students who took a hands-on approach to learning had activation in sensory and motor-related parts of the brain when they later thought about concepts such as angular momentum and torque. […]