Monthly Archives: June 2015

In Your 2-Year-Old: A ‘Genuine Decline in Relational Reasoning’

Berkeley psychologist Alison Gopnik showed kids a box that played music. Kids turned it on by placing the right pair of blocks on top. For some kids, any two different blocks would turn on the music box and for other … Continue reading

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Does Following LEGO Instructions Make Kids Less Creative?

Research shows that building a LEGO kit with instructions makes people less creative on subsequent tasks. Continue reading

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How to Test Creativity With a Single Word

When you see a chair, do you think “sit”? Yale research shows you’re more creative if you say “stand” — and how to bend your brain toward creative thought. Continue reading

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